Votive Statue of Male Worshiper, Tell Asmar Hoard

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 May 2019
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This is a votive statuette of a male Sumerian worshiper from the Square Temple of Abu at Tell Asmar (ancient Eshnunna, Mesopotamia, Iraq), Early Dynastic III, 2600-2400 BCE. Excavated by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in the 1933-1934 season. Part of the so-called "Tell Asmar Hoard". Tell Asmar Hoard is composed of 12 statuettes; seven are on display at the Sumerian Gallery of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of 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. (2019, May 25). Votive Statue of Male Worshiper, Tell Asmar Hoard. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10786/votive-statue-of-male-worshiper-tell-asmar-hoard/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Votive Statue of Male Worshiper, Tell Asmar Hoard." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 25, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10786/votive-statue-of-male-worshiper-tell-asmar-hoard/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Votive Statue of Male Worshiper, Tell Asmar Hoard." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 May 2019. Web. 28 Nov 2021.

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