Assyrian Cavalrymen

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 October 2014

A fragment of an alabaster bas-relief which depicts Assyrian cavalrymen (in a war scene?). From Kuyunjik (modern-day Ninawa Governorate, Iraq). Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurbanipal, 668-627 BCE. The Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.



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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