Ancient Assyrian Relief of an ostrich hunt (Wait! I thought ostriches were from Australia?)

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3 thoughts on “Ancient Assyrian Relief of an ostrich hunt (Wait! I thought ostriches were from Australia?)

  1. Got it. But I still wonder what ostriches were doing in ancient Assyria (current day Iraq). Maybe from maritime trade with Zanzibar?

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