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IMAGE number
BLP2975715
Title
Panel depicting porters carrying the 'Marduk-Apal-Usur of Suhi', from the Black Obelisk of King Shalmaneser III, Nimrud, c.825 BC (black limestone)
Artist
Neo-Assyrian, (9th century BC)
Location
British Museum, London, UK
Medium
black limestone
Date
c. 825 BC (C9th BC)
Description
The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III is a black limestone Neo-Assyrian bas-relief sculpture from Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), in northern Iraq, commemorating the deeds of King Shalmaneser III (reigned 858-824 BC).
Photo credit
Photo © Zev Radovan / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
celebration / figure / relief / panel / porters / black / porter / apal / obelisk / sculpture / figures / tribute / memorial / mesopotamia / life / carrying / procession / low / detail / bas-relief / commemorative / king / mesopotamian / stylised / ruler / assyria / iii / nimrud / assyrian / marduk / suhi / kalhu / usur / shalmaneser
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