An example of hieroglyphics outside of a palace in ancient Assyria.

Hieroglyphics

An example of hieroglyphics outside of a palace in ancient Assyria.

Image of men bowing outside the palace of Sennacherib, located in ancient Assyria.

Men Bowing

Image of men bowing outside the palace of Sennacherib, located in ancient Assyria.

Nisroch, the Assyrian god of agriculture.

Nisroch

Nisroch, the Assyrian god of agriculture.

First row of hieroglyphics worshiping Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

Row 1 of Hieroglyphics

First row of hieroglyphics worshiping Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

Row of hieroglyphics honoring Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

Row 2 of Hieroglyphics

Row of hieroglyphics honoring Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

A row of hieroglyphics showing men working.  These are to honor Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

Row 3 of Hieroglyphics

A row of hieroglyphics showing men working. These are to honor Shalmaneser, king of Assyria.

Semiramis, the Assyrian Venus, standing on a ship; inscription: <i>Askalo</i>.

Semiramis

Semiramis, the Assyrian Venus, standing on a ship; inscription: Askalo.

Figures from the palace of Sennacherib, located in Kouyunjik, Nineveh (ancient Assyria).

Sennacherib

Figures from the palace of Sennacherib, located in Kouyunjik, Nineveh (ancient Assyria).

An engraving of a warrior and horses from the mound of Khorsabad, Nineveh.  (Capital of ancient Assyria).

Warrior and horses

An engraving of a warrior and horses from the mound of Khorsabad, Nineveh. (Capital of ancient Assyria).