Lion Hunt in Chariot - Item #3
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
38 Inches High x 56 Inches Wide x 3 Inches Deep
In the times of the kings of Assyria every action of the king had importance. Holding true to this, conquests in battle and successes in hunting were considered auspicious events and were recorded in relief sculpture in the throne rooms of the earlier palaces and then in later times on the walls of less official rooms. Contains cuneiform inscription.
Museum: British Museum, London
Origin: Palace of Ashurnasirpal II, Nimrud
Time Period: Assyrian c. 885-860 B.C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 2