Rotating Device of a Potter's Wheel

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 July 2014

This rotating device of a potter's wheel was made of stone and dates back to the Old Babylonian period, 2000-1500 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).

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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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2014, July 30). Rotating Device of a Potter's Wheel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2830/rotating-device-of-a-potters-wheel/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rotating Device of a Potter's Wheel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2830/rotating-device-of-a-potters-wheel/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rotating Device of a Potter's Wheel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2014. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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