Egyptian Bull-headed deity

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016
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This limestone wall-relief block depicts a bull-headed god; the god has a human body and looks to the right side. He is standing between parts of two other partially shown figures. The background wall 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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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, March 23). Egyptian Bull-headed deity. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4722/egyptian-bull-headed-deity/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Egyptian Bull-headed deity." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4722/egyptian-bull-headed-deity/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Egyptian Bull-headed deity." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2016. Web. 17 Jul 2024.

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