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Title
Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Babylonia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BABYL
Topics
Sphinxes -- Assyria
Boats -- Assyria
Bodies of water -- Assyria
Forts & fortifications -- Assyria
Gods -- Assyrian
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
Line photoengravings
Extent: 16.1 x 23.3 cm
Green smudge on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bb7eb8d0-c5bd-012f-fa31-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Aramaic sculptures--bas-relief from palace of Sardanapalus