King Nabonidus Clay Cylinder from Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 April 2014

This clay document tells us how Nabonidus (the last king of Babylon) built and reconstructed the temple of Sin, the moon God, at Ur. It also mentions a prayer for the king and Beslshazzar, his son. From Ur, neo-Babylonian era, 555-539 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq.(The British Museum, London).

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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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2014, April 22). King Nabonidus Clay Cylinder from Ur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2583/king-nabonidus-clay-cylinder-from-ur/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "King Nabonidus Clay Cylinder from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 22, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2583/king-nabonidus-clay-cylinder-from-ur/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "King Nabonidus Clay Cylinder from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Apr 2014. Web. 03 Feb 2023.

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