A History of Art for Beginners and Students
"[...]which are seen on Assyrian bas-reliefs. Within the gates there is a pavement of large slabs, in which the marks worn by chariot wheels are still plainly seen. Fig. 16.-Entrance to Smaller Temple, Nimrud. Fig. 17.-Pavement Slab from Koyunjik. We learn that the Assyrians made their religion a prominent part of their lives. The inscriptions of the kings begin and end with praises and prayers to their gods, and on all occasions religious worship is spoken of as a principal duty. We know that the monarchs devoted much care to the temples, and built new ones continually; but it also appears from the excavations that have been[...]."
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- 09 Mar 2015
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