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Basalt statue of King Shalmaneser II, 858-824 BCE (Neo-Assyrian Period). Found in Assur (Qalat Sharqat). Today it is displayed in the Istanbul Archaeological Museums, in the Museum of the Ancient Orient section. This text is from a display at this statue, a translation of script on the actual statue: The king gives a brief account of his genealogical titles and characteristics as follows:

Ashurnasirpal, King of Neo-Assyria, reigned 883-859 B.C.E., from Nimrud, ancient Kalhu Tmple of Ishtar Sharrat-Niphi, The British Museum, London

Assyrian Staues in Museums: Sargon II,anothe assyrian king 721-705 BCE

Furniture plaque with animal head METROPOLITAN MUSEUM Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory

Statue of Ashurnasirpal II 870 BCE, Assyrian

Assyrian Staues in Museums: Ashurnasirpal,assyrian king 883-859 BCE

Head of a female wearing a necklace originally filled with colored paste and gold Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian

Furniture element METROPOLITAN MUSEUM Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Syria, probably from Arslan Tash (ancient Hadatu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory

"Molded Plaque with a king or god carrying a mace"- early Babylonian period 2000-1700 BCE,

Assyrian Staues in Museums: Sargon I.,assyrian king 2340-2285 BCE

Stone statue of a woman Neo-Sumerian 2150-2000 BCE

Standing male worshipper, 2750–2600 b.c.; Early Dynastic period II; Sumerian style Excavated at Tell Asmar (ancient Eshnunna), central Mesopotamia

Plaque with falcon-headed Re wearing crown of Upper and Lower Egypt METROPOLIITAN MUSEUM Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory

Statue of Gudea - Period: Neo-Sumerian Date: ca. 2090 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Girsu (modern Tello) Culture: Neo-Sumerian Medium: Diorite

Plaque Neo-Assyrian ca 9th-8th cent.BC Mesopotamia,Nimrud ivory bone

Female head Neo-Assyrian,ca 8th-7th cent.BC Mesopotamia,Nimrud Ivory Metropolitan Museum

Assyrian palace door

Standing male figurine of an "Assyrian" type Period: Cypro-Archaic Date: mid-7th–end of the 6th century B.C. Culture: Cyriot

Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings Metropolitan Museum Period: Early Dynastic I-II Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Sumerian Medium: Copper alloy

Iran Tehran Assyrian sculpture

Colossal statue from ancient Persepolis.