A Groom and Horses from Western Assyria

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 September 2018
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This scene is part of a large alabaster bas-relief which shows a tributary procession from Western Assyria (probably in modern-day Syria or Turkey). Here, we can see a groom leading two horses. From Khorsabad (ancient Dur-Sharrukin), in modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period, 710-705 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. (2018, September 26). A Groom and Horses from Western Assyria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9251/a-groom-and-horses-from-western-assyria/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "A Groom and Horses from Western Assyria." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9251/a-groom-and-horses-from-western-assyria/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "A Groom and Horses from Western Assyria." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2018. Web. 01 Dec 2021.

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