Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 31 March 2016
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In the antiquity, the statue represented an attendant of the original god Mithras and would have held a torch, but in the 18th century, the arms were restored with attributes of the Trojan prince Paris. Discovered outside Rome in 1785 CE and sold by the dealer Thomas Jenkins to Count Fries in Vienna in 1787 CE. Roman, 2nd century CE. The British Museum, London.

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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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