Stela of Ashurbanipal

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 October 2014
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The Assyrian king Ashurbanipal carries a large basket of earth on his head. From Borsippa (modern-day Birs Nimrud, Babel Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. Neo-Assyrian period, circa 668-655 BCE. (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, October 17). Stela of Ashurbanipal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3168/stela-of-ashurbanipal/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stela of Ashurbanipal." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 17, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3168/stela-of-ashurbanipal/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stela of Ashurbanipal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Oct 2014. Web. 23 Jul 2021.