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Plaster cast of an Assyrian relief representing a dying lioness

From Nineveh/Kuyunjik (see on Pleiades), North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Room C

Neo-Assyrian period, 645-635 BCE

 

In the collection of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), donated by Alessandro Castellani to Giuseppe Fiorelli, 1866

Photographed on display in the exhibit "Gli Assiri all'ombra del Vesuvio" ('The Assyrians in the shadow of Vesuvius') at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), July 3-September 16, 2019.

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Taken on July 11, 2019