Facade of the Temple of Ninmah at Babylon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 October 2018
Facade of the Temple of Ninmah at Babylon

The facade of Ninmah (Ninhursag, Damgalnuna) Temple at the ancient city of Babylon, Iraq, reing of Nebuchadnezzar II, 6th century BCE. Ninmah was a mother goddess in ancient Mesopotamia. Most of the walls were reconstructed during the 1980s CE by Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq.


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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, October 05). Facade of the Temple of Ninmah at Babylon. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9256/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Facade of the Temple of Ninmah at Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9256/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Facade of the Temple of Ninmah at Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2018. Web. 18 Oct 2019.

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