Image View Description:
View from Mountain with Rock Relief facing Southwest
Date:
ca. 9-8th centuries BCE
Location:
Kesentaş (Turkey)
Location 2:
Gisgis (Turkey)
Title Variant:
Kesentaş Relief, Gis Gis Relief
Work Type:
sculpture
Material / Technique:
bas-relief
Culture:
Assyrian
Culture 2:
Ancient Near Eastern
Style / Period:
Assyrian Empire
Style / Period 2:
Neo-Assyrian Empire
Photographer:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Notes:

The general stylistic features of the Gisgis relief suggest that it was carved in the period between the reigns of the Assyrian kings Shalmeneser III and Sargon II

Image Source:

Photography by the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University

Record ID:
1516_mmm2015_gisgisrelief_img_038