Assyrian Chariots & Cavalry & the Slaughter of Men from Khazazu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 March 2019
Assyrian Chariots & Cavalry & the Slaughter of Men from Khazazu

The upper register shows Assyrian chariots and cavalry (and two officers) while the lower register shows the slaughtering of men from the city of Khazazu. Shalmaneser III's military campaign in Phoenicia, c. 859 BCE. Detail, bronze band from the Balawat gates. Embossed. Original (not an electrotype copy). From Tell Balawat, in modern-day Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Reign of Shalmaneser III, 858-854 BCE. (The British Museum, London).
Source of the description of the band: King L. W. (1915) Bronze Reliefs from the Gates of Shalmaneser King of Assyria BC, 860-825. London.


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, March 04). Assyrian Chariots & Cavalry & the Slaughter of Men from Khazazu. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10147/

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