Painted Mummy Case of a Boy Named Pemsais

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2016

The name of the boy was written in Demotic and appears below the left hand. He wears a short tunic with a cloak wrapped around the waist and draped over the left shoulder from behind. From Akhmim, Egypt. Graeco-Roman, 1st century BCE to 1st 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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