Rock-Relief of Darband-i Belula

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 May 2019
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This is the first and, at the time of its uploading, the only video on the net featuring this rock-relief. The depicted man is "Tar...dunni", son of Ikki. He was a regional king, prince, ruler, or high-ranking official, circa 2100-2000 BCE. The relief lies on the cliff of Darband-i Belula, Horen Shexan mountain, Sulaymaniyah Governorate, near the Iraq-Iran Border, Iraqi Kurdistan.

Special thanks go to my friends Dr. Delman Attar, Alan Omar, and Nasr for their kind help.

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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. (2019, May 10). Rock-Relief of Darband-i Belula. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1737/rock-relief-of-darband-i-belula/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rock-Relief of Darband-i Belula." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 10, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1737/rock-relief-of-darband-i-belula/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rock-Relief of Darband-i Belula." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 May 2019. Web. 18 Oct 2021.