Head of Ashurnasirpal II

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published on 22 June 2014

A fragment from a wall relief that depicts the head of the Assyrian King Ashurnasirpal II. Neo-Assyrian era, 865-860 BCE. From the North-West palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu; Biblical calah), Mesopotamia, Iraq.(The British Museum, London).


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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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