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The Dying Lion Gypsum wall-panel relief-Neo-Assyrian Date:645BC-640BC North Palace (North Iraq, (Nineveh), Materials:gypsum Height: 16.5 cm.Width: 30 cm.Thickness: 2.5 cm. (extant) the lion itself is squatting on its haunches, facing right. It has been mortally wounded by an arrow that has penetrated deep into its chest from above the shoulder. Blood is gushing out of the mouth of the beast, and it is straining every muscle and sinew in a last futile attempt to stay upright.

The Dying Lion Gypsum wall-panel relief-Neo-Assyrian Date:645BC-640BC North Palace (North Iraq, (Nineveh), Materials:gypsum Height: 16.5 cm.Width: 30 cm.Thickness: 2.5 cm. (extant) the lion itself is squatting on its haunches, facing right. It has been mortally wounded by an arrow that has penetrated deep into its chest from above the shoulder. Blood is gushing out of the mouth of the beast, and it is straining every muscle and sinew in a last futile attempt to stay upright.

Isaiah 22:6 And Elam bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.

Isaiah 22:6 And Elam bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.

Headquarters of the Antiquities Police in Iraq - Iraq’s Ancient Ruins Face New Looting - NYTimes.com

Iraq’s Ancient Ruins Face New Looting

Headquarters of the Antiquities Police in Iraq - Iraq’s Ancient Ruins Face New Looting - NYTimes.com

A Sumerian with his hands folded in prayer. He wears the traditional Sumerian skirt. Detail from the Standard of Ur.

A Sumerian with his hands folded in prayer. He wears the traditional Sumerian skirt. Detail from the Standard of Ur.

Assyrian musician woodwind

Assyrian musician woodwind

Assyrian flag cake Happy Birthday in Assyrian writing

Assyrian flag cake Happy Birthday in Assyrian writing

Assyrian genocide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Assyrian genocide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Assyrian flag and alphabet

Assyrian flag and alphabet

Assyrian King with the flag

Assyrian King with the flag

Assyrian Church of the east

Assyrian Church of the east

Assyrian musician like a Santoor string instrument

Assyrian musician like a Santoor string instrument

Assyrian Babylonian code of king Hammurabi first laws to govern.

Assyrian Babylonian code of king Hammurabi first laws to govern.