Death of Alexander Clay Tablet

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 April 2016
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This is a diary of astronomical and meteorological phenomena observed during the 2nd month of the years 323-322 BCE. Written in cuneiform inscription, it records the death of Alexander on the 29th day of the lunar month. The author describes Alexander simply as "the king". From Babylon, 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. (2016, April 07). Death of Alexander Clay Tablet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4833/death-of-alexander-clay-tablet/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Death of Alexander Clay Tablet." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 07, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4833/death-of-alexander-clay-tablet/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Death of Alexander Clay Tablet." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2016. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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