Conquest of the City of Luchiuni

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 29 August 2017
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The cuneiform inscription on this rock narrates the conquest of the city of Luchiuni at Transcaucasia by King Menua. Menua was the 5th king of Urartu. c. 810 to c. 785/80 BCE. From Cholakert/Vorgebirge of Ararat (of extreme eastern Turkey), Araxes Valley. (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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