Babylonia under Assyrian Siege

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 August 2016
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Date palms indicate that the city, most of which were on an adjacent slab, was probably Babylonia. It stood by a river or a canal. An Assyrian soldier holds a large body shield and two archers take aim. Assyrian, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, about 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), 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. (2016, August 22). Babylonia under Assyrian Siege. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5478/babylonia-under-assyrian-siege/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Babylonia under Assyrian Siege." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 22, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5478/babylonia-under-assyrian-siege/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Babylonia under Assyrian Siege." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Aug 2016. Web. 04 Aug 2021.