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Cylinder Seal of Menkaure

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 September 2019
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On this basalt cylinder seal, the name of the Egyptian pharaoh Menkaure (2532 - c. 2500 BCE) appears within a cartouche. From Egypt, precise provenance is unknown. Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, reign of Menkaure, 2539-2511 BCE. On display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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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 18). Cylinder Seal of Menkaure. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11215/cylinder-seal-of-menkaure/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cylinder Seal of Menkaure." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11215/cylinder-seal-of-menkaure/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cylinder Seal of Menkaure." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2019. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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