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Kalḫu's palaces of war and peace: Palace architecture at nimrud in the ninth century BC
This article discusses the two main royal palaces constructed in Kalḫu during the ninth century: Ashurnasirpal II's Northwest Palace and Shalmaneser III's Military Palace. Through a re-examination ofExpand
Nimrud and its Remains In Light of Iraqi Excavations From 1989-2002
This article presents the Iraqi excavations undertaken by the Department of Antiquities and Heritage, and later the State Board of Antiquities and Hertiage, that started in the 1980s and continuedExpand
From bābānu to bētānu, Looking for Spaces in Late Assyrian Palaces
This chapter focuses on textual sources as reflecting the problems inherent in attempts to reconstruct the Late Assyrian palatial topography. It traces the social organisation of the palaces andExpand
The Guardians at the Doors: Entering the Southwest Palace in Nineveh
  • D. Kertai
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 October 2015
The Southwest Palace at Nineveh was constructed between ca. 703 and 694 Bc.1 It was the third consecutive primary royal palace of the Late Assyrian period and accompanied the move of the AssyrianExpand
The Queens of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
Abstract This article discusses the queens (mí.é.gal) of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from the ninth to the seventh century BC, focusing on their number and sequence, with the intent to clarify the vexedExpand
EMBELLISHING THE INTERIOR SPACES OF ASSYRIA'S ROYAL PALACES: THE BĒT ḪILĀNI RECONSIDERED
The bēt ḫilāni is one of the most famous features of Assyria's royal palaces as well as one of its most elusive. The term is mostly known from Assyrian royal inscriptions, which describe it as anExpand
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