Statue of a Military Commander from Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 June 2019
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This is a limestone statue of a high-ranking military commander of the army. He wears his military uniform and holds in both hands what appears to be a statue of a deity. His name is unidentified. It was found in the 4th temple at Hatra. From Hatra, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Parthian period, 1st to 3rd century CE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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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. (2019, June 04). Statue of a Military Commander from Hatra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10835/statue-of-a-military-commander-from-hatra/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Military Commander from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10835/statue-of-a-military-commander-from-hatra/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Military Commander from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2021.