Pottery Plaque from the Hellenistic Period

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 December 2014
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This round pottery plaque depicts various human daily activities. In the middle, a man and a woman are having sex, and on the left, a standing woman holds a young child on her shoulders. Hellenistic Period, 323-30 BCE. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2014, December 04). Pottery Plaque from the Hellenistic Period. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3287/pottery-plaque-from-the-hellenistic-period/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pottery Plaque from the Hellenistic Period." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 04, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3287/pottery-plaque-from-the-hellenistic-period/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pottery Plaque from the Hellenistic Period." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Dec 2014. Web. 04 Aug 2021.