Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu from Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 February 2018
Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu from Ur

This is a stone tablet, inscribed with a cuneiform text. This was a dedication to the Temple of Nin-Sun at Ur by Ur-Nammu. Ur-Nammu was king of Ur III dynasty. From Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Sumerian Period, reign of Ur-Nammu, 2112-2095 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, February 28). Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu from Ur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8186/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu from Ur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 28, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8186/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu from Ur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Feb 2018. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

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