Fragmentary Urartian Royal Inscription

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 November 2018
Fragmentary Urartian Royal Inscription

This is a dedication to the god Haldi, the supreme god of the Urartians, from a temple built by Menua, son of Ishpuini, king of Urartu (reigned 810-786 BCE). It is written in Urartian cuneiform writing. From Toprakkale or Van, Eastern Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Urartian, c. 700 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, November 29). Fragmentary Urartian Royal Inscription. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9544/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Fragmentary Urartian Royal Inscription." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 29, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9544/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Fragmentary Urartian Royal Inscription." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Nov 2018. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

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