History Assyrian Sumerian King Sargon II Sculptural wall relief www.Neo-Mfg.com 10"
Limestone bas-relief portrait of Sargon II in royal attire, Stands 89 cm (35 inches) high, and 52 cm (20.4 inches) wide
Currently at the Museo di Antichità di Torino
The relief was discovered by Paul Emil Botta in 1842, Excavated at the site of ancient Khorsabad (Dur Sharrukin), It guarded the entrance to the Palace at Khorsabad (Dur Sharrukin)
During the reign of King Sargon II (722-705 BC)
The nose, eyebrows, and especially eyes are prominent, His hair is dressed in royal fashion, curled mustache and beard, His earring is in the form of a cross
Sargon conquered Samaria, capital of northern Israel, From the Neo-Assyrian Period (1000-612 BC)
Sargon II, one of the fifty figures of the Hebrew Bible identified in the archaeological record.
LAST PICS ARE THE ORIGINAL IN MUSEUM
We offer many custom color finishes like Silver Leaf, Bronze, Bronze with Patina, Aged stone, Pewter, Copper
All finishes are Faux finish, each piece of art is hand made and no two (2) pieces are the same. The color shown by camera and on the digital display may look different in real life. Lighting, surrounding colors, time of day, electronic display etc will change true life colors.