Brooklyn Museum - Ancient Assyrian Collection Photos

The Brooklyn Museum is noted for its collection of Assyrian reliefs (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace.

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Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building with modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of Assyrian reliefs from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of eagle-headed genie from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) with modern entrance (2004). Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.Collection of Assyrian reliefs (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of eagle-headed genie (apkallu) (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Assyrian relief of winged genie with horned helmet from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Two reliefs of Assyrian genies from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of King Ashur-nasir-pal II & winged genie from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Assyrian relief of winged genie with horned helmet (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Two reliefs of Assyrian genies (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of King Ashur-nasir-pal II & winged genie (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Detail of Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Detail of Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of eagle-headed genie with between two sacred trees from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian silver vessel handle in shape of bounding ibex in Persian style probably from Tell el-Maskhuta, Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Detail of Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Detail of Assyrian relief of winged genie with fancy bracelets (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Assyrian relief of eagle-headed genie with between two sacred trees (883-859 BCE) from King Ashur-nasir-pal II palace of Nimrud at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian silver vessel handle in shape of bounding ibex in Persian style (late 5th C BCE) probably from Tell el-Maskhuta, Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Persian gold head of snarling lion probably from Ecbatana, Persia at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.


Persian gold head of snarling lion (6th-5th C BCE) probably from Ecbatana, Persia at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.



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