Assyrian Military Campaign in Southern Mesopotamia

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 April 2014

The Assyrian king in a chariot watches as prisoners are brought in and heads and booty are piled-up in a palm grove.

Neo-Assyrian era, 640-620 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. From Nineveh, south-west palace, court XIX, panels 10-12. (The British Museum).



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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