An Inscribed Head of a Lioness

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 July 2014
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This piece was found at the throne of Akurgal, King of Lagash. First dynasty of Lagash, early dynastic period, circa 2500 BCE. From Girsu (modern Tell Telloh), Sumer, southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. (Istanbul Archaeological Museums/Ancient Orient Museum, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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. (2014, July 18). An Inscribed Head of a Lioness. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2795/an-inscribed-head-of-a-lioness/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "An Inscribed Head of a Lioness." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 18, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2795/an-inscribed-head-of-a-lioness/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "An Inscribed Head of a Lioness." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jul 2014. Web. 19 Oct 2021.