Tribute of King Sangar and the City of Carchemish

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 March 2019
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The upper and lower registers show tribute of king Sangar and the city of Carchemish. Shalmaneser III's military campaign in northern Syria, attack on the city of Carchemish, c. 858 BCE. Detail, bronze band from the Balawat gates. Embossed. Original (not an electrotype copy). From Tell Balawat, in modern-day Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Reign of Shalmaneser III, 858-854 BCE. (The British Museum, London).
Source of the description of the band: King L. W. (1915) Bronze Reliefs from the Gates of Shalmaneser King of Assyria BC, 860-825. 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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