Relief depicting a peasant leading a cow to sacrifice, from the Mastab of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep, Old Kingdom (limestone) Title: Egyptian Dynasty BC) Primary creator: Egyptian Nationality: Saqqara, Egypt Location: Giraudon Credit:
ancientart: “Genie with a poppy flower. Relief from the Palace of king Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad in Iraq), BC. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
ASSYRIAN GATE GUARDIAN: Lamassu from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II BC), limestone Winged Human-Headed Bull. Look carefully at the feet of the beast. The artist wanted the viewer to see everything from all sides.