Fragment of an Assyrian Prism

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015

Only this fragment of a large Assyrian terracotta prism has survived. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period. 8th and 7th centuries BCE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.



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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