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Pointillism (Pic of the week | 20141212)

The Banquet Scene

The Banquet Scene – Captured with the Artec Eva at .6mm resolution (normal and diffuse maps transition image)

Alabaster wall panel relief fragment; garden scene; birds and a locust in the trees; the king has left his weapons on a table to the right; he reclines on a sofa beneath a vine and his queen sits opposite him; they are drinking and refreshments are on the table; maids fan the royal couple; others bring food or play music; suspended from a tree behind the queen is the head of Teumman, king of Elam; the furniture is very elaborate. © The Trustees of the British Museum