Sculptures of Sargon II at Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad; 'Sargon's city'), Room 14
The Assyrians lead prisoners from the city of Pazashi (Panzish), in 715BC
Bas Relief 11


Source: Monument de Ninive, découvert et décrit par M.P.E. Botta; mesuré et dessiné par M.E. Flandin. 1849, NYPL

Wäfler 1975, vol. 1, p.267 observed that the convention of distinguishing easterners by skin cloaks occurred already in the Akkadian period in the well-known stele of Naram-Sin where they are worn by defeated easterners, the Lullubi. In Sargon's room 2, skin cloaks are worn by the inhabitants of the labeled cities of Harhar, Tikrakka, Bīt-Bagaia, Kišesm, and Ganguhtu; in Room 13, Muşaşir; and in Room 14, Pazaši (for references, see chapter 2, note 26). So consistent was the use of this convention, that skin cloaks were considered sufficient identification for the unlabeled easterners in the tribute processions from Room 10 (Botta and Flandin 1849, vol 2, pls. 122-136).
Note 14, p307, Sennacherib's "Palace Without Rival" at Nineveh By John Malcolm Russell
Note the boots worn by the west Zagros Iranians.
Bas Reliefs 1-2, Sculptures of Sargon II at Khorsabad, Room 14 - The Assyrians Besiege and Assault the city of Pazashi (Panzish), in 715BC






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