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Cylinder of Ashurbanipal II


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 28 August 2014
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Clay cylinder of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal II (reigned 668-626 BCE). The cuneiform inscriptions on this cylinder talk about Nemitti-Ellil (or Nemet-Enlil) and the inner wall of Babylon's double city walls. From Iraq. The Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin.

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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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