Review of Arab Prisoners, Assyrian Relief

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 August 2016
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Review of Arab Prisoners, Assyrian Relief

This is part of a series of reliefs showing Arab prisoners brought before the Assyrian King Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE). The hands of two women prisoners are visible on the extreme right. The prisoners are led by an Assyrian official. The King would have been shown in a panel on the left. Assyrian, about 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum. London).

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, August 23). Review of Arab Prisoners, Assyrian Relief. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5468/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Review of Arab Prisoners, Assyrian Relief." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5468/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Review of Arab Prisoners, Assyrian Relief." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2016. Web. 12 Jul 2020.

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