Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016
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This is a limestone block which depicts the heads and bodies of two goddesses; both are looking to the left side. The background was left rough. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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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. (2016, March 23). Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4720/ptolemaic-slab-with-two-goddesses/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4720/ptolemaic-slab-with-two-goddesses/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2016. Web. 03 Aug 2021.