Thursday, September 13, 2012

I love old stuff.

I managed to sneak a couple of photos at the Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia exhibition last night.
This fellow here is King Ashurnasirpal II.


Historians tell us he was king of Assyria from 883-859 BC but, according to the man himself, he was also King of the Universe, so I don't know who to believe.  He does have impressive wings.
The exhibition is on at the Melbourne Museum for a few more weeks so, if you love old stuff like I do, go along and have a look.

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