Mud-brick of Amar-sin

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015

The cuneiform inscriptions stamped on this mud-brick mention the name of Amar-sin, king of Ur. Amar-sin was the 3rd king of Ur III Dynasty, and son of Shulgi. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Sumerian period, Ur III, end of the 3rd millennium BCE. The Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraq.



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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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