Assyrian Royal Horse Bridle

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 August 2017

This gypsum wall panel depicts two female courtiers in front of a table, on which the royal horse bridle has been placed. Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Ashurbanipal II, 660-650 BCE. From the North Palace at Nineveh, Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)



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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