The Babylonian Chronicle and the Fall of Nineveh

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 August 2017
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This clay tablet is one of a series that chronicles important events between 747-282 BCE. Here, the text narrates the events between 615-609 BCE, and includes an account of the destruction of the Assyrian capital, Nineveh. This is a copy, which was made between 550-400 BCE. From southern Iraq. (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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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, August 31). The Babylonian Chronicle and the Fall of Nineveh. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7011/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "The Babylonian Chronicle and the Fall of Nineveh." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7011/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "The Babylonian Chronicle and the Fall of Nineveh." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2017. Web. 24 Nov 2020.

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