Inscribed Brick at the Processional Way of Babylon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 October 2018
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This is an original brick in of the walls of the processional way (or street) at the ancient city of Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. The name of the builder (the neo-Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II) appears in the cuneiform inscription. Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 6th century BCE.

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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. (2018, October 05). Inscribed Brick at the Processional Way of Babylon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9260/inscribed-brick-at-the-processional-way-of-babylon/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Inscribed Brick at the Processional Way of Babylon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9260/inscribed-brick-at-the-processional-way-of-babylon/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Inscribed Brick at the Processional Way of Babylon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2018. Web. 28 Oct 2021.