List of Plants in the Garden of Marduk-apla-iddina

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 April 2016
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This tablet lists the plants in the garden of King Marduk-apla-iddina, the Biblical Merodach-Baladan, including onions, garlic, leeks, lettuce, cucumbers, and turnips, as well as mint, cress, thyme, and coriander. The plant called "slave girl-buttock" remains unidentified. From Suthern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Reign of Marduk-apla-iddina, 721-710 BCE and 703 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. (2016, April 14). List of Plants in the Garden of Marduk-apla-iddina. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4925/list-of-plants-in-the-garden-of-marduk-apla-iddina/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "List of Plants in the Garden of Marduk-apla-iddina." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 14, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4925/list-of-plants-in-the-garden-of-marduk-apla-iddina/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "List of Plants in the Garden of Marduk-apla-iddina." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Apr 2016. Web. 23 Jul 2021.