Detail of One of the Balawat Gates

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 May 2016
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Detail of the bronze casing of the Balawat gate. From Balawat (Imgur-Enlil), northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of King Shalmaneser III, 858-824 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. (2016, May 22). Detail of One of the Balawat Gates. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5149/detail-of-one-of-the-balawat-gates/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Detail of One of the Balawat Gates." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 22, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5149/detail-of-one-of-the-balawat-gates/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Detail of One of the Balawat Gates." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 May 2016. Web. 28 Jul 2021.