Ancient Near East : Art & Images 2


Double Bull Capital from the Palace of Darius Persian, Achaemenid: Double bull capital from the Apadana Hall, Palace of Darius at Persepolis. ca. 500 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

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Ishtar Gate Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate, Babylon: (restored)ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Ishtar Gate 2 Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate: detail of [R.] flanking tower with motifs of Bulls and Dragons, ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Ishtar Gate 3 Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate: Processional Way, guardian lions on Right side, ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Ishtar Gate 4 Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate: Processional Way, detail of guardian lions on Left side, ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Ishtar Gate 5 Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate, Babylon: detail of single guardian lion from Left side, ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Ishtar Gate 6 Neo-Babylonian; Ishtar Gate, Babylon: detail of head of guardian lion from Left side, ca. 575 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal 5 Neo-Assyrian; Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: a lion, in agony, its head transfixed by an arrow; detail of relief from royal palace at Nineveh (Kuyunjik). ca. 668-627 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal 6 Neo-Assyrian; Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: wounded lion, detail of relief from royal palace at Nineveh (Kuyunjik). ca. 668-627 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal 7 Neo-Assyrian; Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: wounded lioness, detail of relief from royal palace at Nineveh (Kuyunjik). ca. 668-627 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal 8 Neo-Assyrian; Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: detail of wounded lioness, detail of relief from royal palace at Nineveh (Kuyunjik). ca. 668-627 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal 9 Neo-Assyrian; Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: dying lion, detail of relief from royal palace at Nineveh (Kuyunjik). ca. 668-627 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.

Persian Guard in Headdress Persian, Achaemenid: Persian guard in headdress of one of the Ten Thousand Immortals, fragment of relief from the Palace of Xerxes at Persepolis. ca. 486-464 B.C. From AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.