This Assyrian amphora is a vase made out of clay with a rope handle.

Assyrian Amphora

This Assyrian amphora is a vase made out of clay with a rope handle.

"Assyrian War Chariot" — Morey, 1903

Assyrian

"Assyrian War Chariot" — Morey, 1903

"Assyrian Bas-relief" — Morey, 1903

Assyrian Bas

"Assyrian Bas-relief" — Morey, 1903

An ancient caricature of dragons fighting.

Assyrian Caricature.

An ancient caricature of dragons fighting.

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting two hunters on a chariot.

Assyrian Chariot Wall Relief

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting two hunters on a chariot.

An ancient Assyrian divider with an ornamental horse design.

Assyrian Divider 1

An ancient Assyrian divider with an ornamental horse design.

A decorative divider dating back from ancient Assyria.

Assyrian Divider 2

A decorative divider dating back from ancient Assyria.

The costume of an Assyrian King.

Assyrian King

The costume of an Assyrian King.

An ancient palace located in Assyria.

Assyrian Palace

An ancient palace located in Assyria.

In ancient Assyria, princes, princesses, and priests vied with each other in luxury.

Assyrian Princess in Full Dress

In ancient Assyria, princes, princesses, and priests vied with each other in luxury.

A depiction of two soldiers fighting for Assyria, using bow and arrows against their enemies.

Assyrian Soldiers Fighting

A depiction of two soldiers fighting for Assyria, using bow and arrows against their enemies.

"The king, a rude heroic figure, stands upright before the god. He holds a club in the left hand, in the right a sickle or crook, emblematic of the shepherd of his people. The right arm is bare; the left is covered by a richly fringed mantle, thrown twice round the body."—Webster, 1913

An Assyrian Statue

"The king, a rude heroic figure, stands upright before the god. He holds a club in the left hand, in…

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, showing four hunters.

Assyrian Wall Relief

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, showing four hunters.

A native to the ancient kingdom of Assyria.

An Assyrian

A native to the ancient kingdom of Assyria.

"Assyrian bas-relief. Part of a Lion-hunt, from Nimrud." —D'Anvers, 1895

Assyrian bas-relief

"Assyrian bas-relief. Part of a Lion-hunt, from Nimrud." —D'Anvers, 1895

This Assyrian bucket is designed with a cord handle and terminates at the bottom with a lion mask. It was used to transport water.

Assyrian Bucket

This Assyrian bucket is designed with a cord handle and terminates at the bottom with a lion mask. It…

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting the symbol of a winged bull with the head of a human male.

Winged Bull

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting the symbol of a winged bull with the head of a human male.

"The stalwart character and aggressive bearing of the Assyrians were particularly shown in war. The same ferocity which they manifested in the pursuit and destruction of beasts they also exhibited in hunting men. The sculptures show that the feeling of the Assyrians towards the foe was one, not of hostility only, but of hatred and contempt."—Ridpath, 1885

Assyrian War Chariot

"The stalwart character and aggressive bearing of the Assyrians were particularly shown in war. The…

The Assyrian circular panel is a pavement design.

Assyrian Circular Panel

The Assyrian circular panel is a pavement design.

This Assyrian shield circular panel is found in Khorsabad, Iraq.

Assyrian Shield Circular Panel

This Assyrian shield circular panel is found in Khorsabad, Iraq.

Assyrian Eagle-Head.

Assyrian Eagle-Head

Assyrian Eagle-Head.

An illustration of a earring from an Assyrian bas relief.

Assyrian Earring

An illustration of a earring from an Assyrian bas relief.

An Assyrian Harp.

Harp, Assyrian

An Assyrian Harp.

This Horse Head is an Assyrian bas-relief.

Horse Head

This Horse Head is an Assyrian bas-relief.

"The royal seal or signet used by the Chaldean and Assyrian kings was in the form of a small cylinder, having figures and characters engraved in the surface. This cylinder when rolled upon wax or other plastic substance left the king's name and emblems set in relief upon the material used in sealing."

The Seal of Ilgi

"The royal seal or signet used by the Chaldean and Assyrian kings was in the form of a small cylinder,…

An Assyrian King and his chief Minister.

Assyrian King and his Chief Minster

An Assyrian King and his chief Minister.

"The Assyrian physiognomy, as determined by the sculptures exhumed from the ruins of Nimrud and Khorsabad, is identical with that which the Israelite has made familiar to all the world. The forehead is low and straight; the brow prominent; the eyes large and oriental; the nose aquiline and sometimes coarse; the mouth firm-set; the lips rather thick; the chin strong and symmetrical."—Ridpath, 1885

Assyrian King

"The Assyrian physiognomy, as determined by the sculptures exhumed from the ruins of Nimrud and Khorsabad,…

The Assyrian link border is a painted bas-relief found in Khorsabad, Iraq. It is a scroll design of leaves connected like a chain.

Assyrian Link Border

The Assyrian link border is a painted bas-relief found in Khorsabad, Iraq. It is a scroll design of…

A wall relief of the ancient Assyrian lion. These sculptures were placed in doorways as protective entities.

Assyrian Lion

A wall relief of the ancient Assyrian lion. These sculptures were placed in doorways as protective entities.

Assyrian Lion-Head.

Assyrian Lion-Head

Assyrian Lion-Head.

"Wounded Lioness. Assyrian." —D'Anvers, 1895

Wounded lioness

"Wounded Lioness. Assyrian." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Heads of Slaughtered Lions is an Assyrian bas-relief.

Heads of Slaughtered Lions

The Heads of Slaughtered Lions is an Assyrian bas-relief.

The animal life of Assyria was extremely varied. This image depicts a mule from this area.

Assyrian Mule

The animal life of Assyria was extremely varied. This image depicts a mule from this area.

"The most illustrious of Babylonian kings, was the son of Nabopolassar, the general of the Babylonian garrison at the time the Assyrian empire fell to pieces after the death of Assur-bani-pal. The Babylonians then thre off the hated yoke of Assyria, and Nebopolassar was proclaimed king of Babylonia, in 625 B.C. Nebuchadnezzar succeeded him in 604, reigning 43 years, and was one of the greatest sovereigns who ever rules the ancient empire." — Beach, 1900

Nebuchadnezzar

"The most illustrious of Babylonian kings, was the son of Nabopolassar, the general of the Babylonian…

An Assyrian pendant.

Pendant

An Assyrian pendant.

"Statue of an Assyrian Priest." —D'Anvers, 1895

Assyrian priest

"Statue of an Assyrian Priest." —D'Anvers, 1895

Assyrian sculpture of displaying horses, carriage, Assyrians and a lion.

Assyrian Sculpture

Assyrian sculpture of displaying horses, carriage, Assyrians and a lion.

The Assyrian pavement square panel is a divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Assyrian Pavement Square Panel

The Assyrian pavement square panel is a divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated…

The Assyrian stool.

Assyrian Stool

The Assyrian stool.

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth is a mythological story of a great flood sent by a deity or deities to destroy civilization as an act of divine retribution.

Assyrian Table with Deluge Legend

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth…

The Assyrian Throne had a relief design.

Assyrian Throne

The Assyrian Throne had a relief design.