Stele of Adad-Nirari III

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 May 2019
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This limestone stele depicts the Assyrian king Adad-Nirari III, (r. 810-783 BCE), praying before gods and goddesses symbols. The cuneiform inscriptions mention the king's titles and military campaigns. From Tell al-Rimah, in modern-day Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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About the Author

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. (2019, May 23). Stele of Adad-Nirari III. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10755/stele-of-adad-nirari-iii/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stele of Adad-Nirari III." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 23, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10755/stele-of-adad-nirari-iii/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stele of Adad-Nirari III." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 May 2019. Web. 01 Dec 2021.

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