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Storerooms and well

This area was a treasury or used to store booty.

When the palace was destroyed at the end of the Assyrian empire around 612 B.C., the enemy soldiers looted the contents of these rooms. However they left behind many huge bronze cauldrons which were too heavy to move. There were also almost two hundred decorated bronze bowls.

A decorated bronze bowl.
Ivory writing boards.
An ivory which once decorated furniture.

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