Hand of Apkallu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 15 September 2017
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Hand of Apkallu

Alabaster bas-relief detail showing the hand of an Apkallu. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 26, Room B (Throne Room), the North-West Palace at Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. (The British Museum, London)

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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, September 15). Hand of Apkallu. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7309/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Hand of Apkallu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7309/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Hand of Apkallu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2017. Web. 29 May 2020.

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