Destruction of Susa

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Jan van der Crabben
by Zereshk
published on 26 April 2012
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Ashurbanipal's campaign against Susa is triumphantly recorded in this relief showing the sack of Susa in 647 BC. Here, flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.

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