Prayer of King Arnuwanda and Queen Asmu-Nikkal

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 September 2018
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The royal couple (the Hittite king Arnuwanda and his wife Ašmu-nikal) is complaining to the gods about the Kaška people for having sacked the Hatti country, demolished the temples, and broken the statues of the gods. They are imploring the gods to be on their side. Early 14th 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, September 01). Prayer of King Arnuwanda and Queen Asmu-Nikkal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9177/prayer-of-king-arnuwanda-and-queen-asmu-nikkal/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Prayer of King Arnuwanda and Queen Asmu-Nikkal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Sep 2018. Web. 17 Jun 2021.