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Supporting image for Nisroch relief

Nisroch was sometimes depicted with a human head instead of the head of an eagle.

Supporting image for Nisroch relief

This relief shows Nisroch, the god of agriculture, who was also mentioned in the bible.

Lamassu

Lamassu- Winged Lion Man. 883-859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II 10 ft tall. 883-859 BC, Alabaster stone. Sculpted in relief. Housed at the MET and the…

Nisroch and his pine cone sprinkler

Nisroch I. 1. This bas-relief panel depicts a hybrid creature, Nisroch,d with an eagle’s head and a human body, wearing a toga-like garment over one shoulder that reaches…

Crushed silver beaker

Silver Beaker This silver drinking cup had a bowl-like lower portion with a central raised button and flared upper half. The beaker’s neck was decorated in gold leaf…

The Pine Cone held by a diety and Nisroch

The pine cone is shown in many different works of art in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt and area. In the depictions of Nisroch, he is shown holding up the…

Assyrian God of Agriculture: Nisroch

This piece is a stone relief panel of the Assyrian God Nisroch, an eagle-headed, winged man with exaggerated muscles. He is said to be the Assyrian God of…

Dieties kneeling beside sacred tree

This artwork from Iran depicts 2 deities kneeling beside the sacred tree, the same tree that Nisroch is depicted as watering with his bucket of water. They have…

Nisroch – Close up of detailed carving

This is a close up view of a stone carving of Nisroch the Assyrian god of agriculture. Our group found the details in the texturing of the stone…

The guardian of the gates; Lamassu

This is a supportive image for Lamassu from the Louvre in Paris. Lamassu is a protective hybrid that is usually found in pairs. They either guard palaces or…

Ivory

Supporting image of Assyrian griffin man. The statue was made out of ivory from elephant tusks.

Ancient Assyrian Throne

Supporting image for Assyrian griffin man. The Assyrian griffin man statue was used as a decoration for kings throne, like this one.

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