Naram-Sin rock relief, Sulaimaniya, Iraq

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 October 2013
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A rock relief depicting the victory of the Akkadian king Naram Sin after defeating Lulubis, tribes who came from the Zagros mountains west of Iran. The relief was made on the surface of a mountain cliff, modern Qopi Qoshk, Qaradagh's mountains, Sulaimaniya, Iraq, about 1000 metres above sea level. The king stands on enemy corpses.

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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. (2013, October 19). Naram-Sin rock relief, Sulaimaniya, Iraq. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2117/naram-sin-rock-relief-sulaimaniya-iraq/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Naram-Sin rock relief, Sulaimaniya, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 19, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2117/naram-sin-rock-relief-sulaimaniya-iraq/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Naram-Sin rock relief, Sulaimaniya, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Oct 2013. Web. 19 Oct 2021.