Small Lamassu, Nimrud

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 May 2019
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This small limestone lamassu (which is one of a pair) was found in the city of Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-612 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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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. (2019, May 23). Small Lamassu, Nimrud. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10756/small-lamassu-nimrud/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Small Lamassu, Nimrud." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 May 2019. Web. 21 Oct 2021.