Foundation Tablet of Ammar-Seun from Girsu

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published on 28 February 2018

This is a stone tablet, inscribed with a cuneiform text. This was a dedication to the Temple of Inanna at Girsu by Amar-Seun (Amar-Sin). Amar-Seun was king of Ur III dynasty. From Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Sumerian Period, reign of Amar-Seun, 2046-2038 BCE. (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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