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Ancient Assyrian antiquaries, artefacts and relief sculpture orthostats from Nineveh in upper Mesopotamia in present day Iraq.


Situated in the Ancient fertile crescent the area around Nineveh has been inhabited since about 6000BC. Nineveh came to importance under the rule of King Sennacherib (704 - 681) who made Nineveh capital of the Assyrian Empire.

The Assyrian relief sculpture panels are from Ashurnasirpal Nineveh North Palace, 668-627 B.C which depict...
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