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Iraq. Nineveh. South-West Palace of Sennacherib. Court VI. Relief depicting men pulling ropes, c. 700-692 BC; tracing mounted on sketch in grid from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124822 = 1851,0902.4

Relief depicting men pulling ropes, c. 700-692 BC; tracing mounted on sketch in grid from gypsum slab from Court VI in the South-West Palace of Sennacherib at Nineveh in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124822 = 1851,0902.4:
from Court VI of the Southwest Palace in Nineveh in Iraq:
-Pencil tracing on tracing paper, mounted on pencil sketch in grid on paper
-loose
-13.8 x 15.8 cm (18.2 x 22.6 cm with mount)
-[on tracing] 'JB/ JBonomi' (pencil note)

Text

Handwritten text:
-pencil text on paper
-loose
-18.2 x 22.6 cm
-[text]:
'If any man wants [?] {[?]} [?] of the truth of {the} [?] /
here it is (crossed out) if he cannot find in history if he cannot /
find it in his own heart or if refuses to seek for it then /
became he wants an [?] not to look for it then /
here is abundance say there books are only words which /
[?] him another thing him [?] [?] being /
subject to errors of various kinds the [?] of/
[?] the [?] of [?] the [?] /
of ad(d)itions for [?] of years and offer all /
on oldest copy are not another is any /
years old which years [?] [?] [?] /
except it [?], and year [?] [?] first /
year seeing the middle [?] /
but is like a middle [?] /

The [?] [?] on certainly managed to carry /
The expression of age and fatigue of [?] and [?] /
are the conclusion[?] the strenuous efforts'

Iraq. Nineveh. South-West Palace of Sennacherib. Room LI (North). Relief depicting a male servant carrying dried locusts, c. 704-681 BC; sketch from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124798 = 1851,0902.11

Relief depicting a male servant carrying dried locusts, c. 704-681 BC; sketch from gypsum slab from Room LI (North) in the South-West Palace of Sennacherib at Nineveh in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124798 = 1851,0902.11:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-7.7 x 17.5 cm
-[on sketch] '[?] / 23 Harley[?] (crossed out) (underlined) Holles / 29 B[?]'

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Room G. Relief depicting an eunuch attendant (head and shoulders) with fly-flapper facing left, c. 865-860 BC; sketch/tracing from gypsum slab fragment, now in an unknown location

Relief depicting an eunuch attendant (head and shoulders) with fly-flapper facing left, c. 865-860 BC; sketch/tracing from gypsum slab fragment from Room G in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, currently in an unknown location:
-pencil sketch/tracing on paper
-mounted
-12.2 x 9.1 cm

Names of kings, gods and places in cuneiform with their English equivalents

Names of kings, gods and places in cuneiform with their English equivalents:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-25 x 20.2 cm
-[text]:
'at (underlined / crossed out) AT country / Assyrian Ninevite /

Lane / n.133. / 126. / Niebuhr A. / Niebuhr G. /
1 / Darius in Persepolitan /

  1. / Heroes in Persepolitan from / the Alabaster Vase in the three / writings and with hieroglyphs / at Paris /
    King Persian khsayathiya (underlined) (all crossed out) /
    King Achemenian /
    King Ninevite malca? (underlined and crossed out) MALCA /
    King Median ku (underlined and crossed out) KU (underlined) /
    (Westergard) /
    Khsayathiya. King. Persian'

Iraq. Medinet Nimrood (Nimrud)

View of the west wall of Medinet Nimrood (Nimrud) in Iraq:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-24.2 x 9.8 cm
-[on sketch] 'MEDINET NIMROOD' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'The west wall of Timei[?]' (pencil note)

Iraq. Nineveh. South-West Palace of Sennacherib. Room XXXIII. Panels 4-6. Relief depicting an Assyrian eunuch general with three Elamite captives, c. 660-650 BC; unfinished sketch in grid from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124802.a = 1851,0902.7.a

Iraq. Nineveh. South-West Palace of Sennacherib. Room XXXIII. Panels 4-6. Relief depicting an Assyrian eunuch general with three Elamite captives, c. 660-650 BC; unfinished sketch in grid from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124802.a = 1851,0902.7.a:
-pencil sketch in grid on paper, with pricked marks for pouncing technique
-loose
-21.6 x 17.8 cm

Relief depicting archers shooting from tower, Neo-Assyrian; three sketches from gypsum slab (not identified). Similar to Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Room B. Panel 18 (top). Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II besieging a strongly-walled town which is being defended by archers, c. 865-860 BC; gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124536 = 1847,0623.6

Relief depicting archers shooting from tower, Neo-Assyrian; three sketches from gypsum slab (not identified). Similar to relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II besieging a strongly-walled town which is being defended by archers, c. 865-860 BC; gypsum slab (panel 18 <top>) from Room B in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124536 = 1847,0623.6:
-pencil sketches on tracing paper
-loose
-5.8 x 13.3 cm

Iraq. Khorsabad. Palace of Sargon II. Court VIII. North-West Wall. Relief depicting two men holding sacks, c. 710-705 BC; incomplete sketch/tracing from gypsum slab, current location not known

Relief depicting two men holding sacks, c. 710-705 BC; incomplete sketch/tracing from gypsum slab from the North-West Wall of Court VIII in the Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad in Iraq, current location not known:
-pencil sketch/tracing on tracing paper
-loose
-7.2 x 11.5 cm

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Room B. Panel 17 (top). Relief depicting two Assyrian archers shooting three enemies in the water, c. 875-860 BC; sketch from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum BM 124538 = 1849,1222.10

Relief depicting two Assyrian archers shooting three enemies in the water, c. 875-860 BC; sketch from gypsum slab (panel 17 <top>) from Room B in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum BM 124538 = 1849,1222.10:
-pencil sketch on paper (with strip of different paper fixed with glue to left side)
-loose
-28 x 18.2 cm

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). Central Palace of Tiglath-Pileser III. Relief depicting two ships rowing away from palace surrounded by sea creatures, c. 730 BC; tracing after Henry Layard's drawing of gypsum wall panel now partially in London, British Museum, BM 102981 = 1908,1010.1

Relief depicting two ships rowing away from palace surrounded by sea creatures, c. 730 BC; tracing after Henry Layard's drawing of gypsum wall panel from the Central Palace of Tiglath-Pileser III at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now partially in London, British Museum, BM 102981 = 1908,1010.1:
-pencil tracing on tracing paper
-loose
-25.1 x 19 cm

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. West Wing. Possibly Room WM. Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II or his son and heir, Shalmaneser III, in his chariot on a lion hunt, c. 875-860 BC; drawing/tracing from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124579 = 1849,1222.8 (reversed)

Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II or his son and heir, Shalmaneser III, in his chariot on a lion hunt, c. 875-860 BC; drawing/tracing from gypsum slab from possibly Room WM on the West Wing in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124579 = 1849,1222.8 (reversed):
-pencil drawing/tracing on tracing paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 32.35
-25.5 x 21.3 cm

Iraq. Khorsabad. Palace of Sargon II. Court VIII. South-West Wall. Relief depicting eunuch with sword and holding double band, c. 710-705 BC; sketch/tracing in grid after E. Flandin's drawing of gypsum slab, current location not known

Relief depicting eunuch with sword and holding double band, c. 710-705 BC; sketch/tracing in grid after E. Flandin's drawing of gypsum slab from the South-West Wall of Court VIII in the Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad in Iraq, current location not known:
-pencil sketch/tracing on tracing paper, mounted on paper, with two ink marks
-loose
-19 x 30.8 cm (21.2 x 34.5 cm with mount)

Four sketches of bronze statuettes (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale)

Four sketches:

1) [upper left] bronze statuette of Zeus (Jupiter) standing naked with cloak on shoulder, holding lightning bolt with left hand and sceptre with raised right hand (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, no inv. number (id. 13121) or inv. 5053, date not known);

2) [upper right] bronze statuette of little bacchic winged genie with rabit and grapes (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5242, date not known);

3) [lower left] bronze statuette of young dancing satyr holding thyrsus (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5292, late 1st century BC - early 1st century AD);

4) [lower right]bronze statuette of Venus (Aphrodite) with golden arm and leg bracelets and dolphin beside (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5133, 1st century BC - 1st century AD):

-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted
-13.7 x 21.1 cm
-[on lower right sketch] 'gold' (pencil note)

Frontal view of free-standing bronze statue of Danaid [with right arm raised] (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5604, 3rd quarter of 1st century BC)

Frontal view of free-standing bronze statue of Danaid [with right arm raised] (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5604, 3rd quarter of 1st century BC) [head, right arm and feet not depicted]:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 36.8
-13.3 x 21.1 cm

Frontal view of free-standing bronze statue of Danaid (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5621, 3rd quarter of 1st century BC)

Frontal view of free-standing bronze statue of Danaid (Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, inv. 5621, 3rd quarter of 1st century B.C.):
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted
-26.0 x 38.4 cm
-[on sketch] 'From C to D. 1.4 3/4 / from D to F. 1.6 / from A to B. 1.1 3/4 / from B to F 2.7' (pencil note)
-[key to measurements annotated in sketch] 'A / B / C / D / E / F' (pencil note)

Small sketch (not identified) and notes

Small sketch (not identified) and notes:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-8.3 x 5.1 cm
-[below sketch] 'Astragalx T13 nothing but the under bull[x]d(?) thence(?) 4 best to our vx x 2 to the left / Thalia bulld(?) thence(?) T33 / The outer covers the limbs(?) excessively artificial / T32 Tx small figure same details as T33 5 buttons' (pencil note)

Marble relief of standing female figure from Block V from the East frieze of the Parthenon (London, British Museum, reg. 1816,0610.19 - BM Sculpture 324 fig. no. 32, 438-432 BC)

Marble relief of standing female figure from Block V from the East frieze of the Parthenon (London, British Museum, reg. 1816,0610.19 - BM Sculpture 324 fig. no. 32, 438-432 BC):
-camera lucida pencil tracing/drawing on paper
-mounted
-18.2 x 26.5 cm
-[on mount] '9' (ink note)

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