The reliefs were first used extensively by king Ashurnasirpal II (about 883-859 BCE) at Kalhu (Nimrud). Servants at Dur-Sharukkin (Khorsabad)by Jastrow (Public Domain). Assyrian art. Web. Learn more. If you wish to opt out, please close your SlideShare account.
(2011, August 03). Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Submitted by Jan van der Crabben, published on 03 August 2011 under the following license: Copyright. The Assyrians used a form of gypsum for the reliefs and carved it using iron and copper tools. © Trustees of the British Museum. Architectural materials in the Assyrian empire were quite diverse, consisting of a variety of woods, stones, and metals. "Assyrian reliefs." Architectural materials in the Assyrian empire were quite diverse, consisting of a variety of woods, stones, and metals. Assyrians traded for metal, timber, and stone. Although there was fertile land in the Fertile Crescent, Assyrians lacked important resources, making foreign trade extremely important.
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. Term. 13 Nov 2020. This tradition was maintained in the royal buildings in the later capital cities of Khorsabad and Nineveh. Looks like you’ve clipped this slide to already.
Assyrian sculpture was nearly all in the form of low relief (bas-relief) and served as decorative art to adorn buildings. lamassu.
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Assyrian merchants also transported goods along water routes with the help of ships. Art History Textbooks Boundless Art History Art of the Ancient Near East Assyria.