Lamassu from Nimrud

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 May 2019
Lamassu from Nimrud

This colossal lamassu, one of a pair, was found at one of the north-west corridors of the North-West Palace of the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (r. 884-859 BCE) at the city of Nimrud, Iraq. Created c. 883-859 BCE. On display at the Iraq 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, May 23). Lamassu from Nimrud. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10757/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Lamassu from Nimrud." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 23, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10757/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Lamassu from Nimrud." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 May 2019. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

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