Fragment of Stone Jar Inscribed with the Name of Rimush

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2018
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This small fragment came from a large upright stone jar. The jar was inscribed with the name of the Akkadian king Rimush, son of Sargon. Akkadian Period, reign of Rimush, 2278-2270 BCE. From Ur, Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

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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. (2018, February 26). Fragment of Stone Jar Inscribed with the Name of Rimush. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8125/fragment-of-stone-jar-inscribed-with-the-name-of-r/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Fragment of Stone Jar Inscribed with the Name of Rimush." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8125/fragment-of-stone-jar-inscribed-with-the-name-of-r/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Fragment of Stone Jar Inscribed with the Name of Rimush." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2018. Web. 17 Jun 2021.