Embossed Scene from the Balawat Gate

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 May 2016

Detail of the bronze casing of the Balawat gate. From Balawat (Imgur-Enlil), northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of King Shalmaneser III, 858-824 BCE. (Ancient Orient Museum/Istanbul Archaeological Museums, Istanbul, Turkey)



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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