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Dr. Amin Interviews Professor Al-Rawi


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 08 April 2019
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Professor Farouk Al-Rawi (left) talks with Dr. Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin (author; right) about the newly discovered Tablet II of the Epic of Gilgamesh. The interview was conducted at the Sulaymaniyah Museum on April 7, 2019 CE. Professor Al-Rawi holds the tablet in his left hand while his right hand holds a magnifying lens. The cuneiform text has been transliterated by Professor Farouk Al-Rawi and an article will be published by him soon. The cuneiform inscription indicates that the tablet belongs to the Old-Babylonian version of the Epic. Circa 1800 BCE. Not on display. Exclusive image, never-before-seen. It is in the Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraqi Kurdistan. Acquisition number T-7544.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, April 08). Dr. Amin Interviews Professor Al-Rawi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Dr. Amin Interviews Professor Al-Rawi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2019. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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