Cattle Butchering Scene from Saqqara

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 January 2015
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Limestone relief depicting men slaughtering cows. From the tomb of Nianchnesut, Saqqara (Sakkara), modern-day Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th-6th Dynasties, circa 2300 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).

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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. (2015, January 02). Cattle Butchering Scene from Saqqara. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3479/cattle-butchering-scene-from-saqqara/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cattle Butchering Scene from Saqqara." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 02, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3479/cattle-butchering-scene-from-saqqara/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Cattle Butchering Scene from Saqqara." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Jan 2015. Web. 01 Aug 2021.