Decorative Wall Tile from Kalhu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 September 2017

This tile once decorated one of the walls of the North-West palace at the ancient city of Kalhu. 9th century BCE. From Nimrud (Kalhu), Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

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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 04). Decorative Wall Tile from Kalhu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7184/decorative-wall-tile-from-kalhu/

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