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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 22 October 2019
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This is a detail of a large limestone relief (showing the great royal hunting scene of the Egyptian pharaoh Sahure). Here, Sahure wears a knee-length kilt. From the Valley-Temple, Pyramid Complex of Sahure at Abusir, Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, 2496-2483 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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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, October 22). Sahure. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Sahure." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 22, 2019.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Sahure." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Oct 2019. Web. 24 Jul 2024.