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WHA_279PC

Surviving bronze bands of the Balawat Gates (858-824 BC) from the palace of Shalmaneser III, Iraq. Bronze strips embossed with scenes of Shalmaneser's campaigns. First depictions trees and mountains in Assyrian art. Currently at the British Museum, London.

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WHA_279PC.JPG
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World History Archive
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2500x7730 / 7.3MB
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Surviving bronze bands of the Balawat Gates (858-824 BC)  from the palace of Shalmaneser III, Iraq. Bronze strips embossed with scenes of Shalmaneser's campaigns. First depictions trees and mountains in Assyrian art. Currently at the British Museum, London.