Ziggurat and Temple of God Nabu, Borsippa

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published on 12 April 2014

The temple to Nabu at Borsippa was destroyed in 484 BCE during the suppression of a revolt against the Achaemenid king Xerxes. Modern "Biris Namrud," Babil governorate, Iraq.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP (Glasg)
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