Lahmu

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 April 2016
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Lahmu was a minor god associated with the god Ea. Ritual texts prescribe that such figures be buried in the corners of a room and in the courtyard. From Nineveh, Northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Assyrian Period, 900-612 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). Lahmu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4928/lahmu/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lahmu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 18, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4928/lahmu/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lahmu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Apr 2016. Web. 21 Sep 2021.