Fragment of an Assyrian Prism

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015
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Only this fragment of a large Assyrian terracotta prism has survived. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period. 8th and 7th centuries BCE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.

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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. (2015, February 26). Fragment of an Assyrian Prism. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3643/fragment-of-an-assyrian-prism/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Fragment of an Assyrian Prism." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3643/fragment-of-an-assyrian-prism/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Fragment of an Assyrian Prism." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2015. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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