Partial Headdress

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 July 2014
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This headdress was made of silver and inlaid with gold, lapis lazuli, and other precious stones. It was found in one of the royal cemeteries at Ur and belonged to one of queen/princess Pu'Abi's female attendants. Early dynastic period, c. 2600 BCE. From Ur, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).

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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. (2014, July 28). Partial Headdress. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2852/partial-headdress/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Partial Headdress." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jul 2014. Web. 15 Oct 2021.