I am Ashur­ba­n­i­pal: King of the World, King of Assyria

BBC History Magazine - - Out & About -

Bri­tish Mu­seum, Lon­don 8 Novem­ber–24 Fe­bru­ary 2019 020 7323 8299 british­mu­seum.org This month, the Bri­tish Mu­seum will trace King Ashur­ba­n­i­pal’s re­mark­able story of power and con­quest through a col­lec­tion of more than 200 Assyr­ian arte­facts. Ob­jects on show will in­clude palace sculp­tures, rare wall paint­ings, del­i­cately carved ivories and cos­metic ves­sels.

A vo­tive bronze hel­met from c786–764 BC

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