Assyrian Prisoners of War

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 September 2017

Alabaster bas-relief showing two woman and a child as prisoners of war after the Assyrian army captured their city. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 5 (bottom), Room B, the North-Palace Palace, Nimrud, 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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