Stele of the Urartian King Rusa II

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 August 2017
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The inscription on this stele narrates the foundation of a small residence, Rusachinili, near the Urartian capital, Tushpa, and about its water supply (irrigation canals and dam) by the Urartian king Rusa II. Circa 685-645 BCE. From Keshish-Gol (Priestersee), about 23 km east of Van (of estern Turkey). (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)

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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 29). Stele of the Urartian King Rusa II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7116/stele-of-the-urartian-king-rusa-ii/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stele of the Urartian King Rusa II." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 29, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7116/stele-of-the-urartian-king-rusa-ii/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stele of the Urartian King Rusa II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Aug 2017. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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