Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 August 2017
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This is the reverse side of the newly discovered tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh. Old-Babylonian Period, 2003-1595 BCE. From Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Currently housed in the Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraqi Kurdistan.

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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. (2017, August 21). Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6995/tablet-v-of-the-epic-of-gilgamesh/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 21, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6995/tablet-v-of-the-epic-of-gilgamesh/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Aug 2017. Web. 20 Oct 2021.