Ivory panel 

Ivory panels were extensively used in the Assyrian Period to show power. Most panels were covered with gold leaf after. This panel shows a warrior carrying a lotus stem. 

Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian Period, 8th century BC. 

Found in Nimrud. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum

Notes

  1. nuggzy1 reblogged this from ibadbitch
  2. trukiar reblogged this from ibadbitch
  3. manycloudsofsmoke reblogged this from ibadbitch
  4. godisblakkk reblogged this from ibadbitch
  5. ibadbitch reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  6. nikoznate reblogged this from asianhistory
  7. caramellava reblogged this from allblack-arteverything
  8. allblack-arteverything reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower
  9. xaidread reblogged this from museumofclassicalantiquities
  10. sayuritears reblogged this from asianhistory
  11. karipanda reblogged this from noalani
  12. noalani reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  13. bearded-pilipino reblogged this from asianhistory
  14. arohatia reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  15. thefactoryxx reblogged this from asianhistory
  16. spiritual-dance reblogged this from asianhistory
  17. dancing--flower reblogged this from alexchaffey
  18. oriejames reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  19. kardiologn reblogged this from massarrah
  20. tosaynothingoftheblog reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  21. myglassesarefoggy reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower
  22. guywit2hoops reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower
  23. zthafuture reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower
Flag Counter