Gypsum wall panel relief fragment depicting the capture of Ummanaldash, king of Elam: this fragment of a lost composition incorporates a sequence of events in which Ummanaldash appears more than once.
On the left Ummanaldash, with his distinctive high royal hat and long robe, turns back with a reproachful wave towards a figure who is mostly missing but is wearing shoes turned up at the toes. This must be one of the mountaineers who have refused him asylum. An Assyrian officer holds Ummanaldash by the wrist, and three other Elamites who have also been surrendered walk in front of the pair, their arms raised imploringly. Another Assyrian leads two horses, perhaps those ridden by the emissaries on their mission. On the right Ummanaldash is being forced into a chariot, and an Assyrian seems to be pulling his beard roughly. The Assyrian pushing Ummanaldash into the chariot has been partly recut. The charioteer waits to drive off to Assyria.
The mountainous terrain… (See Merlin record for full description)
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