Terracotta Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 April 2014
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This document records the king’s reconstructive work at the cities of Sippar, Ururk, Ur, Borsippa, Larsa, and Dilbat. It also commemorates the king’s repairing of the temple of Ninkarrak (a form of the healing Goddess of Gula) at the city of Babylon. From Babylon (modern Babel Governorate), neo-Babylonian era, 604-562 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (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. (2014, April 24). Terracotta Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2588/terracotta-cylinder-of-nebuchadnezzar-ii/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Terracotta Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 24, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2588/terracotta-cylinder-of-nebuchadnezzar-ii/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Terracotta Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Apr 2014. Web. 25 Oct 2021.