Pictures from the Assyrian New Year Celebration in Syria

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Photos Taken By Mr. Bassem Tellawi

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King & Queen

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis , right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
King & Queen

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis , right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
16 Wedding Couples & Guards

The 16 Wedding Couples accompanied by the the ancient Assyrian guards toward a church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies, walk through a designed gate resembling the ancient Gates of Ishtar, on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
16 Wedding Couples

The 16 Wedding Couples accompanied by the Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour toward a church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
16 Wedding Couples

The 16 Wedding Couples accompanied by the Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour toward a church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
16 Wedding Couples

The 16 Wedding Couples accompanied by the Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour toward a church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
16 Wedding Couples

The 16 Wedding Couples accompanied by the Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour toward a church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies on Monday, April 1, 2002.

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Pictures from the Assyrian New Year Celebration in Syria - 6752

Assyrian New Year Celebration in Syria - 6752

Assyrian New Year Celebration in the Homeland - 6752

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