Detail of Aramaic Inscription, Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 June 2019
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This limestone slab was inscribed with an Aramaic inscription. The name of the city of "Hatra" as the center of the region "Araba" appears. From the 11th temple at Hatra, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Parthian period, 1st to 3rd century CE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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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. (2019, June 05). Detail of Aramaic Inscription, Hatra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10847/detail-of-aramaic-inscription-hatra/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Detail of Aramaic Inscription, Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Jun 2019. Web. 16 Jun 2021.