Figure 35. Pul the king of Assyria (Feglafelassar # 160; III) To the Old Testament Psalms, the book of songs of Israel after the time of the expulsion, the restoration of Assyrian and Babylonian antiquities is of particular importance. I mean, in this case, of course, is not outside of the appliance, that is the fact that many of the musical instruments mentioned in the Old Testament and especially in the Psalms, such as the harp, zither, dulcimer, we often encounter on the Assyrian monuments, although establishing close ties between the Israeli and Assyrian-Babylonian people Assyrian reliefs figures seemed would demand from us more attention than the Egyptian and Syrian reliefs, which are also found the image of the Jewish musical instruments. In # 160; in fact, if mypovnimatelnee Contemplate the triumphal march of the image playing and singing men, women and children (Fig # 160; 36.), Partition of the first row # 160; - playing on stringed instruments # 160 - (Figure . # 160; 37) and is comparable to similar images of them people playing harps and lyres, found on the reliefs of the first and the ninth of VII-th table. BC # 160; Chr. (Figure # 160; 38.), Or take a look at a quartet, showing us at the same time and harps and cymbals (Figure # 160; 39.) # 160; - we will have the right to consider themselves competent enough with respect to the structure and the way the game these vintage stringed instruments.