Knight from the Hellenistic Period

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015
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This is a fragment of a terracotta plaque, which depicts a knight riding a horse. He holds a sword with his right arm. From Mesopotamia, Iraq. The Hellenistic period, 334-139 BCE. (The Sulaymaniayh 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. (2015, April 10). Knight from the Hellenistic Period. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3782/knight-from-the-hellenistic-period/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Knight from the Hellenistic Period." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 10, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3782/knight-from-the-hellenistic-period/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Knight from the Hellenistic Period." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Apr 2015. Web. 15 Oct 2021.