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The Ziggurat at Kish


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 03 October 2018
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This is part of the ruins of the ziggurat at the ancient Sumerian city of Kish (modern-day Tell al-Uhaymir, Babel Governorate, Iraq). The ziggurat was probably built by the neo-Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II. 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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