Goddess Bau from Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 May 2019
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Statue of a seated goddess, Bau (Nintinugga), from the Ningal Complex at the city of Ur, Iraq. Isin-Larsa period, c. 1800 BCE. Bau was the consort of the god Ninurta and the goddess of healing. On display 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). Goddess Bau from Ur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10793/goddess-bau-from-ur/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Goddess Bau from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 25, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10793/goddess-bau-from-ur/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Goddess Bau from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 May 2019. Web. 02 Aug 2021.