A large white stele with cuneiform writing that tells the conquests of Shalmaneser III, king of Assyria. One of the inscriptions mentions Shalmaneser III’s victory over troops provided by Ahab, the Israelite, in support of the city of Qarqar in Syria.
Series of well preserved reliefs of the conquest of the city of Lachish by Sennacherib. It shows a number of scenes of the conquest, inlcuding images of the Isrealites. It is displayed exceptionally well in a room in the Brisish Museum.
An alabaster relief of Tiglath Pileser III. The cunieform script is part of the annals of Tiglath Pileser III. It mentions Astaroth, a city named in the Bible. Also notice the walled city built on at hill or tel in the relief.
Brishish Museum Page These beautiful marble sculptures were from the pediments and frizes on Parthnon and surrounding structures on the Acropolis in Athens. The are often called the Elgin Marble becuse Lord Elgin broght th Mem from Athens to London in the early 1800’s. They depect scence of the Greek gods and worhship of those […]
British Museum Page A collectin fo 12 clay tablet written in Akkadian and found in the library of Assyrian King Assurbanipaul. These are some of the earliest written literurature. They have paralells to the Biblical stories of Adam and Even and the Flood.