Jar from Shuruppak

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 September 2019
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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.

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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, September 17). Jar from Shuruppak. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11189/jar-from-shuruppak/

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

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Jar from Shuruppak." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Sep 2019. Web. 15 Jun 2021.