Letter from Ishkun-Dagan

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 July 2014
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The cuneiform inscriptions (in the old Akkadian language) on this clay tablet mention "Gutians" as invaders of the Akkadian Empire. The tablet was donated to the British Museum by Dr. N. Corkill in 1930 CE. The site and date of excavation are unknown. Akkadian period, 2250 BCE. From Mesopotamian, 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2014, July 26). Letter from Ishkun-Dagan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2854/letter-from-ishkun-dagan/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Letter from Ishkun-Dagan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 26, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2854/letter-from-ishkun-dagan/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Letter from Ishkun-Dagan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jul 2014. Web. 20 Oct 2021.