Clay Tablet Naming Gyges of Lydia

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 November 2018
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This clay tablet is inscribed in a cuneiform script. It is an account of the Egyptian campaigns of Ashurbanipal II, king of Assyria (reigned 668-627 BCE) and his reception of an embassy from Gyges, the first king of Lydia. From the library of Ashurbanipal II at Nineveh, in modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period, c. 660 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 23). Clay Tablet Naming Gyges of Lydia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9568/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Clay Tablet Naming Gyges of Lydia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9568/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Clay Tablet Naming Gyges of Lydia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2018. Web. 29 Nov 2020.

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