Statue of Shalmaneser III

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 April 2014
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Statue of the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III, son of Ashurnasirpal II, grandson of Tikulti-Ninurta. The inscriptions on the statue give a brief account of the king's genealogical titles and characteristics.

Basalt, from Assur, neo-Assyrian period, reign of Shalmaneser III, 858-824 BCE. (Istanbul Archeological Museum).

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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, April 01). Statue of Shalmaneser III. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2502/statue-of-shalmaneser-iii/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Shalmaneser III." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 01, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2502/statue-of-shalmaneser-iii/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Shalmaneser III." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Apr 2014. Web. 31 Jul 2021.