Captured Camels from Arab Enemies of Tiglath-pileser III

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 August 2016

The woman on the left and the herd of camels behind her are part of a procession of prisoners and booty captured during one of the military campaigns of Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE) against Arab enemies. Assyrian, about 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), 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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