Mesopotamian Cosmetic Bowl

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 April 2016
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This luxurious marble cosmetic container has an inscriptions marking it as the property of Marduk, god of Babylon. From Sippar, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Circa 625-550 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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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. (2016, April 18). Mesopotamian Cosmetic Bowl. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4931/mesopotamian-cosmetic-bowl/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Cosmetic Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 18, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4931/mesopotamian-cosmetic-bowl/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Cosmetic Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Apr 2016. Web. 27 Oct 2021.