Hittite Relief of Musicians

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015
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This basalt wall relief depicts four people playing on musical instruments. From Sam'al (modern-day Sinjerli, Gaziantep, Turkey). Late Hittite period, 8th century BCE. (Istanbul Archeological Museums/Ancient Orient Museum, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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, February 26). Hittite Relief of Musicians. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3669/hittite-relief-of-musicians/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Relief of Musicians." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3669/hittite-relief-of-musicians/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Relief of Musicians." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2021.