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Captured Flocks from Arab Enemies of Tiglath-pileser III
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Captured Flocks from Arab Enemies of Tiglath-pileser III

Sheep and goats, captured in a campaign against the Arabs are driven back to the Assyrian camp. This scene decorated the palace of King Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE. Assyrian, about 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (ancient...
King Tiglath-pileser III holds a bow
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King Tiglath-pileser III holds a bow

This was part of a larger wall relief which depicts a siege scene. The Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III is armed with a bow. Next to him, an Assyrian warrior wears a classical pointed Assyrian helmet and holds a dagger. Alabaster, from Nimrud...
Kalhu / Nimrud
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Kalhu / Nimrud

Kalhu (also known as Caleh, Calah, and Nimrud, in modern-day northern Iraq) was a city in ancient Mesopotamia that became the capital of the Assyrian Empire under Ashurnasirpal II (r. 884-859 BCE) who moved the central government there from...
Alabaster Panel from the Central Palace of Tiglath Pileser III
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Alabaster Panel from the Central Palace of Tiglath Pileser III

This alabaster panel was part of the decorative scheme of the palace of King Tiglath Pileser III (reigned 745-727 BCE) at Kalhu. The king is shown in his chariot, while in another scene above Assyrian soldiers drive out prisoners and flocks...
Tiglath Pileser I
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Tiglath Pileser I

From a rock relief found in 1862 CE at Birleyn, also called "The Tigris Tunnel", in modern-day Turkey. Tiglath Pileser I is identified in the cuneiform inscription. British Museum, London
Captured Camels from Arab Enemies of Tiglath-pileser III
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Captured Camels from Arab Enemies of Tiglath-pileser III

The woman on the left and the herd of camels behind her are part of a procession of prisoners and booty captured during one of the military campaigns of Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE) against Arab enemies. Assyrian, about 728 BCE...
A Wall Relief from Tiglath-Pileser III's Palace
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A Wall Relief from Tiglath-Pileser III's Palace

A man holds a mace and a bow and a number of cows appear behind him. The name of the man is unknown. A fragment of a limestone wall relief from the palace of Tiglath-pileser III at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu; Biblical Calah). Neo-Assyrian era...
King Tiglath-pileser III in a Ceremony
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King Tiglath-pileser III in a Ceremony

The Assyrian King Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE) wears a ceremonial robe and holding a bow, once facing 2 high officials (no longer preserved but recorded in a drawing). Behind him, stands a beardless attendant holding a spear...
Tiglath Pileser III
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Tiglath Pileser III

Detail of a gypsum wall-relief showing the Assyrian King Tiglath Pileser III (recognizable by his long beard, royal head cap, and the exquisitely carved fringed robe). A charioteer stands on his left side while a royal attendant stands behind...
Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III
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Arms-bearer of Tiglath-pileser III

This gypsum wall relief depicts a beardless man holding a bow and quiver; this is the "Keeper of the King's Bow". His earring has 3 knob-like projections. Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, circa 728 BCE. From the Central...
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