Cylinder Seal From Mattarah, Iraq

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 November 2014
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This cylinder seal dates back to the early dynastic period, 2900-2350 BCE, and was found at Mattarah village (near Kirkuk), Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. The seal's impression has two registers. The lower one features standing men and animals, while a banquet scene is depicted in the upper register. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq. IM 7525.

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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, November 30). Cylinder Seal From Mattarah, Iraq. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3276/cylinder-seal-from-mattarah-iraq/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cylinder Seal From Mattarah, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3276/cylinder-seal-from-mattarah-iraq/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cylinder Seal From Mattarah, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2014. Web. 29 Jul 2021.