Tablet Venerating Hammurabi

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 01 September 2017
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This clay tablet is a copy of a royal inscription of Hammurabi, King of Babylon (reigned 1792-1750 BCE), which was found in an ancient temple. The writer has tried to imitate the original script and has used clay of exceptional fineness. From Babylon, Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (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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