Head of Sargon II
The stock image depicts the head of Sargon II, a king of Assyria who reigned from 722-705 BCE. The sculpture is made of stone and depicts Sargon II with a long, curled beard and a headdress adorned with horns and a sun disk.
His facial features are finely detailed, including his prominent nose and deep-set eyes. The sculpture is a representation of the king’s power and might, typical of the art of the Assyrian Empire.
It provides a glimpse into the art and culture of the ancient Near East during the reign of Sargon II.