Royal Lion Hunt (detail), Assyrian, 875–860 BC, Kalhu (Nimrud), Northwest Palace, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, gypsum. British Museum, London, 1849,1222.8, 1849. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. All rights reserved

Exhibition Tour: Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq


Daily, through March 30, at 11 am, 12 pm

The Getty Villa

Free | Advance Villa entry ticket required

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Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

In this 30-minute tour, explore exquisite objects from Assyrian palaces on special loan from the British Museum. These artworks feature vivid depictions of warfare, rituals, mythology, hunting, and court life. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the tour at the Tour Meeting Place.

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