Relief of Ashurnasirpal II & Attendant, Nimrud

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 June 2019
Relief of Ashurnasirpal II & Attendant, Nimrud Download Full Size Image

This gypsum wall panel came from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II (883 - 859 BCE) at Nimrud. The king greets an unidentified figure before him (now lost) who holds a long staff. Behind the king, an Assyrian eunuch (guard or attendant) stands. From the North-West Palace at Nimrud, in modern-day Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period reign of Ashurnasirpal II. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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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, June 05). Relief of Ashurnasirpal II & Attendant, Nimrud. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10873/relief-of-ashurnasirpal-ii--attendant-nimrud/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief of Ashurnasirpal II & Attendant, Nimrud." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 05, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10873/relief-of-ashurnasirpal-ii--attendant-nimrud/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief of Ashurnasirpal II & Attendant, Nimrud." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Jun 2019. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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