Rocky Incline Leading to Upper Cave, Viewed from Entrance to Natural Archway
Tigris Tunnel, Lice Reliefs
upper relief: mid-9th century BCE; lower relief: early 11th century BCE
Assyrian kings Tiglath-pileser I (lower relief) and Shalmaneser III (upper relief), in the early eleventh and mid-ninth centuries BCE respectively, visited this source of the Tigris river repeatedly.
Photography by the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University
June 1st, 2015