Inscription of the Urartian King Menua

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 August 2017

The cuneiform inscription on this block mentions king Menua, son of the king Ishpuini. Menua was the 5th king of Urartu. From Anzaf, 10 kilometers northeast of Van (of eastern Turkey). c. 810 to c. 785/80 BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)



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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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