Tribute of the Unkians and of a Prince of Syria

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 March 2019
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The upper register shows Unikians bearing tribute from one of their cities while the lower register shows a tribute of a Syrian prince and his city. Shalmaneser III's military campaign in northern Syria, 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, March 04). Tribute of the Unkians and of a Prince of Syria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10154/tribute-of-the-unkians-and-of-a-prince-of-syria/

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