Statue of Prince Absadmiya from Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 June 2019

A statue of Absadmiya, the son of king Sanatruq I of Hatra (reigned c. 140 - 180 CE). His right arm is raised in salutation while the left hand holds a palm branch. He wears an elegant and exquisitely carved dress. The feet are lost. The statue was found in the Great Temple. From Hatra, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Parthian period, Late 2nd century CE. On display at 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, June 04). Statue of Prince Absadmiya from Hatra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10852/statue-of-prince-absadmiya-from-hatra/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Prince Absadmiya from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10852/statue-of-prince-absadmiya-from-hatra/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Prince Absadmiya from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2019. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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