- Museum number
Gypsum wall panel: showing the return of the Assyrian army in triumph, with their standards. In front are a number of Assyrian soldiers who are engaged in counting and stacking the heads of the enemy, while the musicians play stringed instruments. In the upper part of the relief is a bird of prey bearing a man's head in its claws. There is an inscription in cuneiform script.
- Production date
Length: 213.36 centimetres
Width: 92.71 centimetres
- Curator's comments
In set with 1847,0623.6 (BM.124536)
In set with 1847,0623.8 (BM.124555)
In set with 1847,0623.9 (BM.124553)
In set with 1849,1222.13 (BM.124548)
In set with 1849,0502.12 (BM.124546)
In set with 1849,1222.17 (BM.124542)
In set with 1849,1222.16 (BM.124540)
The cast is listed as available in the British Museum Facsimile Service 'Catalogue of Replicas from British Museum collections' (n.d.), in the series "Assyrian Bas-Reliefs".
- On display (G7)
- Exhibition history
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Found by Layard about May 1846; despatched from the site in December 1846; sent from Basra to Bombay in the 'Clive', thence to England on H.M.S. 'Meeanee' in August 1849.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: NG.12a (ex Nimrud Gallery)