Glazed Wall Tile from Nimrud

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 October 2018

This glazed tile once decorated a wall in one of the Assyrian palaces at Nimrud (Kalhu). From Nimrud, in modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-609 BCE. (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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