Statue of Hercules from Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015
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The right arm of this standing nude statue of Hercules is lost while the left arm holds a lion's skin. From Hatra (modern Al-Jazira region, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. 2nd-3rd centuries CE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.

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About the Author

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. (2015, February 26). Statue of Hercules from Hatra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3645/statue-of-hercules-from-hatra/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Hercules from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3645/statue-of-hercules-from-hatra/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Hercules from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2015. Web. 28 Oct 2021.