Jar from Shuruppak

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$3810 / $18000

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by
published on 17 September 2019
Jar from Shuruppak Download Full Size Image

Large pear-shaped and single-handed jar. The rim is decorated with geometric motifs. From Tell Fara (ancient Sharuppak), southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. 5000-4000 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad.

Remove Ads
Advertisement
Subscribe to this author

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.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, September 17). Jar from Shuruppak. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11189/jar-from-shuruppak/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Jar from Shuruppak." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11189/jar-from-shuruppak/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Jar from Shuruppak." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Sep 2019. Web. 24 Jul 2024.

Membership