Hamanu campaign on Ashurbanipal's wall relief
This small alabaster wall relief was part of a larger relief that represents the military campaign of the Assyrian king Ashurbanibal...
History of Assyria
The foundation of the Assyrian dynasty can be traced to Zulilu, who is said to have lived after Bel-kap-kapu (c. 1900...
King Ashurbanipal in a detail of a Neo-Assyrian relief depicting a lion hunt (British Museum).
Map of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and its expansions.
The Neo-Assyrian Empire (934-610 BCE or 912-612 BCE) was, according to many historians, the first true empire in the world...
Nineveh (modern-day Mosul, Iraq) was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early...
The Sargonid Dynasty was the last ruling house of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 722-612 BCE. It began with the reign...
Siege of the Elamite city of Hamanu
This small alabaster bas relief was part of a larger relief that documented the military campaign of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal...
Stela of Ashurbanipal
The Assyrian king Ashurbanipal carries a large basket of earth on his head. From Borsippa (modern-day Birs Nimrud, Babel Governorate...
The fall of Thebes to the Assyrians and its decline thereafter
The destruction of Thebes by the Assyrians