Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Bronze Gates at Balawat

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Illustration 43, p56 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
43 A detail from the bronze gates at Balawat showing the conquest of Urartu by Shalmaneser III in 859 BC. Ninth century
43 Bronze gates (detail) Assyrian army of Shalmaneser III defeating Urartians in 859 BC. Balawat, ninth century BC. Photo: Courtesy Trustees of the British Museum






More pictures of the Bronze Gates at Balawat at the British Museum
Urartu: The Kingdom of Van - Opposition for the Assyrians by Clive Naseby



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