Pottery Jar with Ankh Sign

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 April 2016
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A pottery jar with three painted representations of an "ankh-sign" with 2 arms holding 2 Was-scepters; in addition, there are two smaller ankh-signs suspended from the arms. From Egypt. Ramesside Period, 1292–1069 BCE. (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. (2016, April 12). Pottery Jar with Ankh Sign. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4896/pottery-jar-with-ankh-sign/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pottery Jar with Ankh Sign." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 12, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4896/pottery-jar-with-ankh-sign/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pottery Jar with Ankh Sign." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Apr 2016. Web. 25 Oct 2021.