Assyrian Soldiers Slaughtering their Enemies

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 September 2017

Alabaster bas-relief showing defeated soldiers being seized and killed by Assyrian soldiers. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 9 (top), Room B, the North-Palace Palace, Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. (Th British Musuem, 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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