Door Slab from the Central Palace, Nimrud

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 August 2016
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These cuneifrom inscriptions describe some of the military campaigns of the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III (reigned 744-727 BCE) and were probably first placed in a doorway of the Central Palace built by this King at Nimrud. Assyrian, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, about 728 BCE. From the Central Palace at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Mesopotamia, Iraq; re-used later in the South-West Palace. (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 24). Door Slab from the Central Palace, Nimrud. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5482/door-slab-from-the-central-palace-nimrud/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Door Slab from the Central Palace, Nimrud." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 24, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5482/door-slab-from-the-central-palace-nimrud/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Door Slab from the Central Palace, Nimrud." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Aug 2016. Web. 31 Jul 2021.