Stele of King Nabonidus, a close-up view


published on 03 April 2014

It narrates the various religious activities of king Nabonidus and contains the harassment of enemies to the city of Babylon and nearby cities and the renovation of these cities by him as well as homage paid to Gods welling in them. The stele was made of granite. Reign of Nabonidus, Neo-Babylonian era, 555-539 BCE, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (Istanbul Archeological Museum).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Board-certified consultant neurologist and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm is very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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