Statue of the god Kidudu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 June 2014
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The cuneiform inscriptions on this basalt statue mention that this is the god Kidudu, the guardian of the walls of Ashur city. It was erected by King Shalmaneser III. Neo-Assyrian era, 835 BCE. From Ashur, Mesopotamia, 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. (2014, June 22). Statue of the god Kidudu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2707/statue-of-the-god-kidudu/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of the god Kidudu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 22, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2707/statue-of-the-god-kidudu/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of the god Kidudu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Jun 2014. Web. 23 Oct 2021.