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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 22 August 2017

This kudurru (boundary stone) is a document which records the purchase of land by Marduk-nasir, a royal officer. The name of the stone was "The Establisher of the Boundary for Ever". It was carved just to the right of the figure, which represents the Babylonian king. Middle Babylonian Period, reign of Marduk-nadin-ahhe, 1099-1082 BCE. From Babylon, Mesopotamia, modern-day 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. (2017, August 22). Kudurru from Babylon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6973/kudurru-from-babylon/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Kudurru from Babylon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 22, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6973/kudurru-from-babylon/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Kudurru from Babylon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Aug 2017. Web. 20 Mar 2023.