Stele of King Nabonidus, a close-up view

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 April 2014
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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
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. (2014, April 03). Stele of King Nabonidus, a close-up view. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2498/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Stele of King Nabonidus, a close-up view." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 03, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2498/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Stele of King Nabonidus, a close-up view." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 03 Apr 2014. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

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