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Assyrian Stele from Anat


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 06 June 2019
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This stele depicts three horizontal registers. The upper register depicts a snake and some symbols. The middle register depicts two standing male figures on the left and a rampant winged human-headed sphinx before some symbols at the middle. The lower register reveals animals, a human figure, and a daily life scene. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-612 BCE. From A'na (Anat) District, al-Anbar Governorate, Iraq. 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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