Foundation Cone of Ur-Nammu

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 July 2014

This foundation cone records the building of one of Nanna's temples at Ur. Neo-Sumerian period, Ur III, reign of Ur-Nammu, 2047-2030 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).



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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