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Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus.

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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Babylonia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BABYL
Topics
Babylonians (People) -- To 499
Sphinxes -- Assyria
Boats -- Assyria
Transportation -- Assyria
Bodies of water -- Assyria
Forts & fortifications -- Assyria
Gods -- Assyrian
Fish -- Assyria
Bas-reliefs -- Assyria
Assyrians -- To 499
Animals in art -- Assyria
Notes
Content : Sardanapalus cannot be identified as an actual king of Assyria. He is sometimes identified as Assyrian king Aššurbanipal. The image depicts ships transporting timber, both aboard and towed behind with ropes.

Source note: Great races of mankind : an account of the ethic origin, primitive state, social evolution and present conditions of promise of the principal families of men. (Cincinnati : Jones, c1893) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Green smudge on image.Condition
Extent: 1 print : b ; 16.1 x 23.3 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bb7eb8d0-c5bd-012f-fa31-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus.