Assyrian Military Campaign in Southern Mesopotamia

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published on 12 April 2014

The Assyrian king in a chariot watches as prisoners are brought in and heads and booty are piled-up in a palm grove.

Neo-Assyrian era, 640-620 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. From Nineveh, south-west palace, court XIX, panels 10-12. (The British Museum).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP (Glasg)
A consultant neurologist and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia.

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