Cruciform with Cuneiform from Sippar

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 September 2017
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Cruciform with Cuneiform from Sippar

An inscribed cross-shaped stone, later produced to look older than it is, which lists long-running grants and privileges supposedly bestowed on the temple priesthood of the sun-god Shamash by the Akkadian king Manushtushu (reigned 2269-2255 BCE). 700-500 BCE. From the temple of Shamash at Sippar, Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (British Museum in London)

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, September 01). Cruciform with Cuneiform from Sippar. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7000/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Cruciform with Cuneiform from Sippar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 01, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7000/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Cruciform with Cuneiform from Sippar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Sep 2017. Web. 05 Apr 2020.

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