Ninurta Amulet

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 April 2016

The inscription on this blue stone amulet calls on the warrior god Ninurta for help against any evil. From Mesopotamia, Iraq. Circa 700-550 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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