Statue Dedicated to the Goddess Ninshubur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 February 2015
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The cuneiform inscriptions on the back of this gypsum statue mention that this statue was dedicated by Enzi and his son Amar-kiku to the goddess Ninshubur at the city of Der. From southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq). Early dynastic period, 2400 BCE. (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. (2015, February 04). Statue Dedicated to the Goddess Ninshubur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3606/statue-dedicated-to-the-goddess-ninshubur/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue Dedicated to the Goddess Ninshubur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 04, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3606/statue-dedicated-to-the-goddess-ninshubur/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue Dedicated to the Goddess Ninshubur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Feb 2015. Web. 31 Jul 2021.