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Assyrian Relief Sculpture of British Museum Pictures, Images & Photos

Pictures, images & photos of ancient Assyrian relief sculptures from the British Museum, London. The Assyrians existed as an independent state from 2400 B.C to the end of the 7th cent. B.C in Mesopotamia, present day Iraq The Assyrians became a power rich empire that showed its great conquests in exquisitely intricate relief sculptures on its palace walls. Assyrian art was designed to overwhelm the viewer. Huge mythical beasts stood either side of its palace and city gates pronouncing...
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