Head of Esarhaddon
The stock image is a depiction of the head of Esarhaddon, the king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire who ruled from 681 to 669 BC. The head is sculpted in stone and shows Esarhaddon with his hair and beard arranged in a distinctive Assyrian style, and wearing a crown or headdress adorned with horns and the crescent moon, symbols of the god Sin.
The sculpture is highly detailed and intricately carved, with the king’s facial features and expressions carefully crafted to convey a sense of power and authority.
The image provides a glimpse into the art and culture of the ancient Near East, and offers insight into the symbolism and iconography of the Assyrian royal court.