Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 16 September 2016

The newly discovered, partially broken, tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh: "the episode of the journey of Gilgamesh and Enkidu." The tablet dates back to the old Babylonian period, 2003-1595 BCE. From Mesopotamia, Iraq. The Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraq.

Video and images © Osama S. M. Amin. Exclusive.

The full article about this tablet can be found here:
http://etc.ancient.eu/2015/09/24/giglamesh-enkidu-humbaba-cedar-forest-newest-discovered-tablet-v-epic/ .

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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. (2016, September 16). Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/991/tablet-v-of-the-epic-of-gilgamesh/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 16, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/991/tablet-v-of-the-epic-of-gilgamesh/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Sep 2016. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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