Lahmu Statuette

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 October 2014
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Lahmu (also Lakhmu or Lache, which mean hairy) was a a son of Abzu and Tiamat. Lahmu was a minor protective and beneficent deity and was often associated with Ea, God of the sweet water and wisdom. From Nineveh (modern Ninawa Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-612 BCE. (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). Lahmu Statuette. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3119/lahmu-statuette/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lahmu Statuette." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3119/lahmu-statuette/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lahmu Statuette." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2014. Web. 17 Oct 2021.