Nebuchadnezzar King of Justice

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 April 2016

This clay tablet cuneiform inscriptions read "Nebuchadnezzar King of Justice". Once in power, Nebuchadnezzar was presented as a typical Babylonian monarch: wise, pious, just, and strong. Tests such as this clay tablet extol his greatness as a man and ruler. From Babylon, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of king Nebuchadnezzar, 605-562 BCE. (The British Museum, London)


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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