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The Forgotten Tale of Larsa by escume The Forgotten Tale of Larsa by escume
Here's a wrap around book cover commission for Seja Majeed's novel, The Forgotten Tale of Larsa. The novel is an adventure, semi-historical fiction, for young adults with a babylon/assyrian theme.

It is a story inspired by love though forgotten by history. In a conquest to be worshipped as a God, the almighty Assyrian Emperor Jaquzan, wages war against a Kingdom known only as the ‘Garden of the Gods.’ With the threat of war looming, Marmicus urges his love, Princess Larsa to seek refuge beyond her Kingdom's walls. As she makes her way, her Royal Caravan is captured by the enemy; everyone is slaughtered apart from the Princess who is taken as a slave to the Assyrian Emperor. The once naïve Princess soon discovers the true meaning of war and tyranny, when she battles to save herself and the Garden of the Gods from the burning fires of hell.

The pose was based off of this Iranian painting [link]. Of course, I was thrilled to take part in this - an elegant lady, epic story, blues and yellows, veils and veils, yes please <3

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Jasmine-raees Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  New member
wow i just love ur paintings they r fab <3 ^_^ can i get on of them for my book cover :D 
escume Featured By Owner 4 days ago   Digital Artist
Thank you :) For any commission inquiries, please email
InHighCotton Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
By the way, I went to your link of the painting...while it was a very nice painting...I like yours better and its definitely more innocent as it does not possess the Knife which is a symbol of war(and many other things as well, but none of them being innocent), which sadly this land has known to much.
InHighCotton Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
A beautiful piece of so many Muslim women are beautiful but seldom seen. I enjoyed the full image, which is somewhat different from the usual facial treatments...but just as beautiful.
escume Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you!
talfar Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Writer

Shalom! Wow! It is very stunning, beautiful, great and wonderful art! Thank you!


I read books of Zecharia Sitchin. I like aliens, Anunnaki and Ancient Mesopotamia very much.

Look my arts of Sumerian and Akkadian mythology!


Dingir and his entum (Sumerian Jesus):…


Nanna and Enheduanna, Inanna and Sargon:…


Nanna and Enheduanna, Inanna and Sargon:…


Inanna and Anu - love and sex:…


Inanna and Shukalletuda:


Inanna and Gaygamesh:


Gaygamesh and Enkidu - kiss:


Abuni ang Singamil - Sumerian gay-lovers:


Sumerian god Enki:


Inanna and Enki - Stealing Me:


Dumuzi and Geshtinanna - incest hetero-love:…


Young Dumuzi and Yong Ishkur:


Dumuzi - the Good Shepard:


Inanna and Dumuzi - wedding:


Young Anu and Alalu:…


Nergal and Ninurta:


Nergal and Ereshkigal - love:


Nergal and Jesus Christ - sex:…


Jesus and Satan:


Ninurta and shumerologist V.V. Emeljanov - love:…


Ninurta, Shara and Enlil:


Enuma Elish - Enlil and Tiamat:


Anunnaki forewer! :)

escume Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Cool! Thanks :)
proudrainbow Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Is this an actual book? I am an assyrian and I have been looking everywhere for a book about the assyrian gods and Goddesses. I love this artwork so amazing. 
escume Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014   Digital Artist
Here's a link to the site. It will be released this year :)…
proudrainbow Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
Thank you so much :) 
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