Head of Lamassu from Ashurnasirpal II palace

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 February 2014
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A close-up view of a winged human-headed lion, Lamassu, that flanked one of the entrances into the throne room of Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BCE). Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), north-west palace, room B, door a, panel 2. Neo-Assyrian era, 883-859 BC, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2014, February 05). Head of Lamassu from Ashurnasirpal II palace. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2296/head-of-lamassu-from-ashurnasirpal-ii-palace/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Head of Lamassu from Ashurnasirpal II palace." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 05, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2296/head-of-lamassu-from-ashurnasirpal-ii-palace/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Head of Lamassu from Ashurnasirpal II palace." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Feb 2014. Web. 26 Nov 2021.

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