Kadesh Treaty

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 April 2014

The treaty of Kadesh was written in Akkadian language in 1269 BCE. It was a peace-treaty which was concluded between Ramesses II (the Egyptian pharaoh) and Hattusilis (king of Hittite). These two tablets were found in Boğazköy-Buyulkale (the ancient capital of the Hittite), Turkey in 1906. Terracotta, Hittite imperial era, 1269 BCE. (Istanbul Archeological Museum/Ancient Orient Museum).



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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