Ashurbanipal taking aim at a lion (detail), Lion Hunts of Ashurbanipal


Ashurbanipal taking aim at a lion (detail), Lion Hunts of Ashurbanipal (ruled 669-630 B.C.E.), c. 645 B.C.E., gypsum,Neo-Assyrian, hall reliefs from Palace at Ninevah across the Tigris from present day Mosul, Iraq (British Museum)

Ashurbanipal taking aim at a lion (detail), Lion Hunts of Ashurbanipal (ruled 669-630 B.C.E.), c. 645 B.C.E., gypsum,Neo-Assyrian, hall reliefs from Palace at Ninevah across the Tigris from present day Mosul, Iraq (British Museum)

Cite this page as: Gwen Shaw, "Ashurbanipal taking aim at a lion (detail), Lion Hunts of Ashurbanipal," in Smarthistory, December 10, 2015, accessed May 25, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/assyrian-art-an-introduction/screen-shot-2015-12-10-at-5-18-53-pm/.