Mesopotamian Tablet on Marduk

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 April 2016

Here, a Babylonian scholar speculates on how powerful, independent Mesopotamian gods can be seen as aspects of the god Marduk. It is interesting to reflect that a similar idea characterized the religion of the incoming Judaeans. From Babylon, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 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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