A stone with inscriptions from Paikuli Tower

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 July 2014
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The inscriptions on this stone mention the name of the Sassanian king Narseh and they were written in middle Persian and Parthian languages. Sassanid period, around 300 CE. From Paikuli tower, modern Sulaimaniya Governorate, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, 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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2014, July 19). A stone with inscriptions from Paikuli Tower. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2763/a-stone-with-inscriptions-from-paikuli-tower/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "A stone with inscriptions from Paikuli Tower." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2763/a-stone-with-inscriptions-from-paikuli-tower/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "A stone with inscriptions from Paikuli Tower." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jul 2014. Web. 30 Jul 2021.