King Tiglath-pileser III holds a bow

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published on 28 August 2014

This was part of a larger wall relief which depicts a siege scene. The Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III is armed with a bow. Next to him, an Assyrian warrior wears a classical pointed Assyrian helmet and holds a dagger. Alabaster, from Nimrud (ancient Kalhu; Biblical Calah), northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. 745-727 BCE. The Pergamon Museum, Berlin).

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