Head of an Apkallu, Panel 6

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 15 September 2017

Alabaster bas-relief detail showing the head of an Apkallu, a protective spirit. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 6, Room G, the North-West Palace at Nimrud, modern-day 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, September 15). Head of an Apkallu, Panel 6. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7289/head-of-an-apkallu-panel-6/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Head of an Apkallu, Panel 6." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7289/head-of-an-apkallu-panel-6/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Head of an Apkallu, Panel 6." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2017. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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