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Stele of King Sennacherib


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 03 April 2014
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This stele was made of limestone and was found in Nineveh. On the relief, the Assyrian king Sennacherib prays in front of divine symbols and Gods. It records the king's achievements and expansion of his royal capital, Nineveh. Reign of Sennacherib, 705–681 BCE. From Nineveh, Mesopotamia, northern Iraq. (Istanbul Archeological Museum, Turkey).

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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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