Stela of Iddi-Sin, King of Simurrum

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by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FACP, FRCP(Glasg)
published on 14 October 2013

The stela of Iddi-Sin, King of Simurrum celebrates and commemorates the victories of this King against his enemies, mostly tribes of West Iran. The stela is carved with 108 lines of cuneiform inscriptions and was found at Qarachatan, Pira Magroon mountain, Sulaimaniya, Iraq. Old Babylonian era, circa 2003-1595 BCE. It is currently housed in the Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.



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