Clay Tablet from Alalakh with Idrimi's Seal

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 September 2017

Agreement for annual dues of gold and sheep to be paid to the King, either Idirimi or his son Niqmepa, who often used his father's seal. The seal's inscription reads "Idrimi, servant of the god Adad". 1500-1450 BCE. From Level IV Palace at Tell Atchana, modern-day Hatay Province, Turkey. (The 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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