A priest from Assyria

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015

This terracotta statuette depicts a standing man who has a long hair and beard. Both of his hands are clenched; the right one is on the left. He seems as if he is holding something within this hands. From Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-609 BCE. The Sulaymaniyah 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. (2015, April 10). A priest from Assyria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3785/a-priest-from-assyria/

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