Assyrian Hunters from Khorsabad

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 April 2019
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This relief is one of 3 large slabs depicting Assyrian men, with their horses, hunting in what appears to be a pine forest. From the Royal Palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad, in modern-day Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Circa 710 BCE. On display at Room X of the Iraqi Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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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 Hunters from Khorsabad. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10387/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Assyrian Hunters from Khorsabad." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 08, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10387/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Assyrian Hunters from Khorsabad." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2019. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

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