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Part of an exhibit in the Assyrian hall of Iraq's newly-opened National Museum

Iraq's National Museum has reopened nearly six years after it was looted and vandalised in the aftermath of the 2003 US-led invasion.

A Lamassu from the palace of Assyrian king Sargon II at Dur-Sharrukin. At British Museum.

allmesopotamia: “ A Lamassu from the palace of Assyrian king Sargon II at Dur-Sharrukin. At British Museum ”

Assyrian Staues in Museums: Sargon I.,assyrian king 2340-2285 BCE

Assyrian Statues in Museums: Sargon I.,Assyrian king BCE (BCE, Before the Common Era, inclusive of everyone)

The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III. - Shalmaneser ruled ancient Assyria around 850 BC. One of the carved images reveals Jehu, the king of Israel bowing before the powerful monarch with his face to the ground. It is the same Jehu that is mentioned in the Bible.

The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III B.) Shalmaneser ruled ancient Assyria around 850 B. One of the carved images reveals Jehu, King of Israel, bowing with his face to the ground before the powerful monarch.

Adad-Nirari 901-895 BCE. (These kingdoms were based on Male Worship, while suppressing the Female Energies, hence the 'Crowns' they wear shaped like the head of a Penis.)

(These kingdoms were based on Male Worship, while suppressing the Female Energies, hence the 'Crowns' they wear shaped like the head of a Penis.

King Ashurnasirpal II, detail from pouring libation on dead lion; Nimrud, c. 865 BC.                [British Museum]

King Ashurnasirpal II, detail from pouring libation on dead lion; Nimrud, c…

Relief from the palace of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad)

Relief from the palace of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad) Assyrian king 722 bce

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