Part of the Processional Way at Babylon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 October 2018
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This is part of the processional way (or street) at the ancient city of Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. The reliefs of aurochs (bulls) and mušḫuššus (dragons) are originals, as are the flanking walls. Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 6th century BCE.

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, October 01). Part of the Processional Way at Babylon. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9253/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Part of the Processional Way at Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 01, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9253/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Part of the Processional Way at Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Oct 2018. Web. 27 Nov 2020.

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