Mušḫuššu at the Processional Way of Babylon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 October 2018
Mušḫuššu at the Processional Way of Babylon

This is a mušḫuššu (or dragon), the symbol of the god Marduk, at the processional way (or street) of the ancient city of Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 6th century BCE.


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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 02). Mušḫuššu at the Processional Way of Babylon. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9257/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Mušḫuššu at the Processional Way of Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9257/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Mušḫuššu at the Processional Way of Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Oct 2018. Web. 22 Nov 2019.

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