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Frieze of King Ashurbanipal, c. 645 BCE

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Frieze of King Ashurbanipal, c. 645 BCE

In this frieze that was located in the king's palace at Nineveh, King Ashurbanipal rides his chariot after a successful military campaign.

The first tablets of the Epic of Gilgamesh were found in the library of King Ashurbanipal at Nineveh.

Musee de Louvre, Paris.

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