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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
Events and trends
- 889 BC—Takelot I succeeds his father Osorkon I as king of Egypt.
- 883 BC—Ashurnasirpal II succeeds his father Tukulti-Ninurta II as king of Assyria.
- 880 BC—Ashurnasirpal moves the Assyrian royal capital to Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq). Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) gateway supports from the palace date from this period to 859 BC.
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