sábado, 16 de enero de 2016

Shalmaneser III

This is the upper 1st (top) register, side A, of the Black Obelisk of
Shalmaneser III. The king, surrounded by his royal attendants and a high-ranking official, receives a tribute from Sua, king of Gilzanu (north-west Iran), who bows and prostrates before the king. From Nimrud, northern Mesopotamia (Iraq). Neo-Assyrian period, 825 BCE. The British Museum, London

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