The Deeds of Anitta Tablet from Hattusa

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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The text inscribed on this clay tablet was the first document written in Hittite language. It is a copy of the original, written during the Hittite Imperial Period. Anitta was the son of Pithana and was a king of the city of Kussara (unidentified location). 13th century BCE (the tablet was originally written in the 16th century BCE), from Hattusa (Bogazkoy), in modern-day Turkey. (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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