The Louvre :: Khorsabad (Dur Sharrukin)

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The material here is from the Palace at Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukhin), Northern Iraq, in the time of Assyrian ruler Sargon II (721-705 BCE). It is displayed in Gallery 4 of the Louvre's Oriental Antiquities collection.

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Drawings of the city of Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukin) in time of Sargon II, and of his palace.
Hero overpowering a lion.
Khorsabad, ancient city of Dur Sharrukin, Assyria (Iraq), N. fašade of throne room of palace,. Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 BCE). Gypseous alabaster, relief, traces of paint. 5.52 x 2.18 x .63 m.
Inv. no.: AO 19862. Website
Frieze showing transportation of timber.
Khorsabad (Dur Sarrukin, Iraq). Neo-Assyrian Period, ca. 713-706 BCE. Bas-relief, gypseous alabaster. H.: 3 + m.
Inv. nos. AO 19888-19891. Website (with several details).
Figure carrying an ibex and a poppy flower.
Fašade M, Throne Room of Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukin), near Mosul, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian pd., ca. 721-705 BCE. Black limestone bas-relief. 3.3 x 1.17 m.
Inv. no. AO 19872. Website (no photo yet).
Servants bearing vases with lion-head shape and the royal throne on wheels.
Fašade L, Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukin), near Mosul, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian pd., ca. 721-705 BCE. Gypseous alabaster, low relief. H.: 2.97 m.
Inv. nos.: AO 19881, 19882. Website 1. Website 2. Cf. also Website 3 for discussion of other parts of scene.