Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 August 2017
Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III

This gypsum wall relief depicts a beardless man holding a bow and quiver; this is the "Keeper of the King's Bow". His earring has 3 knob-like projections. Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, circa 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (Kalhu), Mesopotamia, modern-day 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, August 22). Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6983/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 22, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6983/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Aug 2017. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

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