Fired clay Cylinder Mentioning Amar-Sin

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 August 2017

Scholarly copy of writings on a brick of Amar-Sin (Amar-Suen), a neo-Sumerian king who reigned between 2040-2036 BCE. The copy was written in the time of Sin-balassu-iqbi, governor of Ur during the reign of Ashurbanipal II, 675-655 BCE. From Ur (city; archaic), Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (The British Museum, London)



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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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