|Date taken: April 1911|
|Photographer: Gertrude Bell|
|Location: Hatra - Iraq|
|Modern location: Hadr, Al (Hatra)|
|Subject date: Early Parthian|
|Description: Hatra S liwan [Palace - S Liwan - interior wall with sculptured heads on pilaster and projecting moulding. Arched doorway in corner. (Plain back wall possibly a later addition.) Horse in foreground. "And more curious still, high up on the walls in the interior of the halls they set huge human heads in groups of three, and these too are sometimes dimly classical, a Medusa head, a bearded river god; and sometimes they are wild and staring masks, scarcely human."]|
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