Parthian Stele from Ashur

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by
published on 07 May 2018
Send to Google Classroom:
Parthian Stele from Ashur

The Aramaic inscription says that this stele was erected in the 324th year of the Seleucid calendar (12-13 CE) by Sanashu's son, Re'n-tayar, the esteemed shepherd, for the goddess Sherua. Parthian, first century CE. From Ashur (Assur), Northern Mesopotamia, in modern-day Iraq. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

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.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, May 07). Parthian Stele from Ashur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8722/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Parthian Stele from Ashur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 07, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8722/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Parthian Stele from Ashur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 May 2018. Web. 08 Aug 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate