Skull of Meryrehashtef

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 June 2016
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The skull of this middle-aged man shows clear dental attrition (wear of the biting surfaces of the teeth). The injury to the left parietal bone may have occured after death. From Sedment, Egypt. 6th Dynasty, circa 2345-2181 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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, June 17). Skull of Meryrehashtef. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5224/skull-of-meryrehashtef/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Skull of Meryrehashtef." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5224/skull-of-meryrehashtef/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Skull of Meryrehashtef." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2016. Web. 25 Jul 2021.