Limestone Head of a Man

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 October 2014
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Limestone head of a statue, probably Gudea, ruler of Lagash. The rest of the body is missing. Probably from Tell Telloh (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. 2144-2124 BCE. (The Pergamon Museum, Berlin). 

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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, October 02). Limestone Head of a Man. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3092/limestone-head-of-a-man/

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