Parthian Stele from Ashur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 May 2018
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The Aramaic inscription says that this stele was erected in the 324th year of the Seleucid calendar (12-13 CE) by Sanashu's son, Re'n-tayar, the esteemed shepherd, for the goddess Sherua. Parthian, first century CE. From Ashur (Assur), Northern Mesopotamia, in modern-day Iraq. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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, May 07). Parthian Stele from Ashur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8722/parthian-stele-from-ashur/

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