Auroch at the Processional Way of Babylon

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 October 2018

This is an Auroch (or bull), the symbol of the god Adad, at the processional way (or street) of the ancient city of Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 6th century BCE.



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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