Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
Assyrians melting down the bronze statues which they captured from the Urartians
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Illustration 44, p57 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
44 Relief (detail): Assyrian melting down Urartian statues. Room XIII, Nineveh, seventh century BC.
After a drawing by Flandin from E. Botta, Monuments de Nineve, Vol. II.
44 Assyrian limestone relief from the palace at Nineveh showing the Assyrians melting down the bronze statues which they captured from the Urartians.
From a drawing by Flandin. Seventh century BC