Assyrian Groom and Horses

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 April 2019
Assyrian Groom and Horses

An alabaster bas-relief of an Assyrian groom leading two horses forward, c. 710 BCE. Traces of the original paint can be seen on this relief.

From the Royal Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad, in modern-day Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. On display at Room X of the Iraqi Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.


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, April 08). Assyrian Groom and Horses. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10383/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Assyrian Groom and Horses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 08, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10383/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Assyrian Groom and Horses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2019. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

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