Tiglath-pileser III

Tiglath-pileser III in his war chariot, late eighth century B.C.E.  Neo-Assyrian Alabaster panel from Nimrud, British Museum, London.

Tiglath-pileser III in his war chariot, late eighth century B.C.E.  Neo-Assyrian Alabaster panel from Nimrud, British Museum, London.

An Assyrian city located on the upper Tigris River, known as Kalhu in Assyiran and Calah in the Hebrew Bible. Nimrud was the capital of the Neo-Assyiran empire for much of the ninth and eighth centuries B.C.E., and its palaces have yielded stunning archaeological artifacts.

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