Head of Ashurnasirpal II

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 June 2014

A fragment from a wall relief that depicts the head of the Assyrian King Ashurnasirpal II. Neo-Assyrian era, 865-860 BCE. From the North-West palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu; Biblical calah), Mesopotamia, Iraq.(The British Museum, London).



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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