Marble Bust of a Young Greek Male

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 November 2016
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The man is dressed like Greeks of the Classical Period. His chest is bare and he has a heavy mantle draped over his shoulders This does not reflect the real fashion of his time, but is meant to lend him an air of Classical learning. Made about 160-170 CE. From Greece. From the Strangford Collection. (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, November 06). Marble Bust of a Young Greek Male. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6002/marble-bust-of-a-young-greek-male/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Marble Bust of a Young Greek Male." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Nov 2016. Web. 25 Oct 2021.