Statue of a Sitting Woman from Hatra

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 December 2014

Complete statue of an unknown sitting woman from the ancient city of Hatra. She wears an elaborate headdress, earrings, necklace, and dress. Both arms rest on her thighs and the woman's hands cover the knees. From Hatra (Al-Hadhr), modern Al-Jazira Region, Ninawa Governorate, Mesopotamia, Iraq. 2nd to 3rd centuries CE. 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, December 02). Statue of a Sitting Woman from Hatra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3286/statue-of-a-sitting-woman-from-hatra/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Sitting Woman from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3286/statue-of-a-sitting-woman-from-hatra/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Sitting Woman from Hatra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2014. Web. 25 Sep 2022.

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