Hercules' Hand

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 20 January 2015
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Part of the left hand of a colossal statue of Hercules has survived. It is housed in the Amman Citadel (Jabal al-Qal'a), modern-day Amman city, Jordan. It dates back to the 2nd century CE.

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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 20). Hercules' Hand. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3543/hercules-hand/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hercules' Hand." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3543/hercules-hand/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hercules' Hand." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2015. Web. 23 Jul 2021.