Bear standing, Nimrud (from a bronze bowl in the British Museum) 378.
The real frontier from this point was the Mesopotamian desert, which extends from Kerkesiyeh to Nimrud, a distance of 150 miles.
A vaulted corridor, considerably less in span, will be noticed at the temple pyramid of Nimrud.
Afterward Nimrud, 20 miles south of Nineveh, became the capital.
Convex shields with teeth, Nimrud (from the originals in the British Museum) 279.
This was the case with the most ancient structure of Assyria, the northwestern palace of Nimrud.
Esarhaddon's palace at Nimrud has a court 220 feet long and 100 wide.
Only scanty traces of the fortification walls around Coyundjic, Corsabad, and Nimrud have been preserved.
These last are represented with great minuteness in the Nimrud sculptures.
Egyptian head-dresses on bronze dishes, from Nimrud (ditto) 181.