Ostrich Egg from Lachish

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 September 2016
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Ostriches were native to the Levant, and their eggs, plain or decorated, were often included in tombs deposits. MBIIB-C, 1750-1550 BCE. From Lachish, modern-day Israel. (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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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, September 13). Ostrich Egg from Lachish. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5634/ostrich-egg-from-lachish/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Ostrich Egg from Lachish." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Sep 2016. Web. 18 Oct 2021.