Brick Inscribed with the Name of Shalmaneser III

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 June 2016

This cuneiform inscription on this fragment of a large brick mentions the name of the Neo-Assyrian king Shalmaneser III, reigned 858-824 BCE, and the construction of a temple at the city of Nimrud (ancient Kalhu; Biblical Calah). From Nimrud, northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. (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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