Assyrian Door-sill

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 August 2016

The cuneiform inscription gives the name and genealogy of Adad-nirari III (reigned 810-783 BCE) and was written in doorways of a palace built during his reign. Assyrian, 9th-8th centuries BCE. From Nimrud (ancient Kalhu, Mesopotamia), Upper Chambers. (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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