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Title
Sennacherib on his throne
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Assyria

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1904
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ASSY
Topics
Assyrians
Arrows
Clothing & dress -- Assyria
Thrones
Furniture -- Assyria
Bows (Archery) -- Assyria
Kings -- Assyria
Sennacherib, King of Assyria, d. 681 B.C
Decoration and ornament -- Assyria
Hats -- To 499
Beards -- To 499
Notes
Content: Sennacherib was the son of Sargon II. He ruled Assyria from 705 BC to 681 BC. He build a palace, canals, aqueducts and roads in his capital, Nineveh. During his reign he fought to maintain the empire established by his father. He defeated the Egyptians at Eltekeh in 701 BC, destroyed Judaean cities and besieged Jerusalem. He fought the Chaldaeans and the Elamites at the battle of Halulina c.691 BC. Two years later Sennacherib captured and destroyed Babylon. He was murdered by two of his sons as he worshiped in the temple of Nisroch.
Content: Printed on border: "(Layard)." Written on border: "(1896)."
Source note: The historian''s history of the world : a comprehensive narrative of the rise and development of nations as recorded by over 2000 of the great writers of all ages. (New York : Outlook, c1904) Williams, Henry Smith (1863-1943), Editor.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 10.5 x 5.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1049080-c5bd-012f-3851-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sennacherib on his throne" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1904. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-135b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sennacherib on his throne" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-135b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1904). Sennacherib on his throne Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-135b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sennacherib on his throne