Terracotta Tablet from Girsu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 July 2014
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Terracotta Tablet from Girsu

This reform text belongs to King Uru'inimgina (or URU-KA-GI-NA), king of Lagash. From Girsu (modern Tell Telloh, Dhi-Qar Governorate, Iraq), Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Early dynastic period, 2351-2342 BCE. (Istanbul Archaeological Museums/Ancient Orient Museum, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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, July 18). Terracotta Tablet from Girsu. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2785/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Terracotta Tablet from Girsu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 18, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2785/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Terracotta Tablet from Girsu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Jul 2014. Web. 02 Jul 2020.

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