Formulas for Year Names of the Kings of Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015

This fragment of a clay tablet mentions certain formulas of naming years depending on major historical events. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Early dynastic period, 2800-2300 BCE. 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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