Destruction of Susa

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Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by Zereshk
published on 26 April 2012
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Ashurbanipal's campaign against Susa is triumphantly recorded in this relief showing the sack of Susa in 647 BC. Here, flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.

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Zereshk, . (2012, April 26). Destruction of Susa. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/144/

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Zereshk, . "Destruction of Susa." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/144/.

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Zereshk, . "Destruction of Susa." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

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