Drinking Vessel From Ashur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 October 2014
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This drinking vessel was made in the shape of an adult woman and was probably used for votive purposes. It was found at the temple of Ishtar at Ashur (Assur), the Assyrian capitals at that time. 1500-1200 BCE. Northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

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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 13). Drinking Vessel From Ashur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3118/drinking-vessel-from-ashur/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Drinking Vessel From Ashur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3118/drinking-vessel-from-ashur/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Drinking Vessel From Ashur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2014. Web. 16 Oct 2021.