Royal Lion Hunt on Chariot

Illustration

Thamis
by Jan van der Crabben (Photographer)
published on 26 April 2012
Royal Lion Hunt on Chariot

Assyrian, c 645 - 635 BCE.

The king (recognizable by his distinctive hat) rides around the arena on a chariot shooting lions with arrows. His attendants fend off a lion that is attacking from behind.

Exhibited in the British Museum, London.

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(Photographer), J. V. D. C. (2012, April 26). Royal Lion Hunt on Chariot. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/106/

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(Photographer), Jan V. D. C. "Royal Lion Hunt on Chariot." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/106/.

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(Photographer), Jan V. D. C. "Royal Lion Hunt on Chariot." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 25 Aug 2019.

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