Inscription of the Urartian King Sarduri II

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 September 2017

The cuneiform inscription on this block mentions king Sarduri II, son of the king Argishti I. Sarduri II was a King of Urartu and was succeeded by his son, Rusa I. From Astwadzashen, 50 kilometers southeast of Van (of eastern Turkey). c. 760-730 BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)



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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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