Clay Figurine of a Naked Woman from Nippur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 January 2014
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Clay figurine of a naked woman. She puts her hands on her breasts. Probably votive. From Nippur, Iraq. Isin-Larsa Period, 2000-1800 BCE. (The Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraq).

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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. (2014, January 23). Clay Figurine of a Naked Woman from Nippur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2246/clay-figurine-of-a-naked-woman-from-nippur/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Clay Figurine of a Naked Woman from Nippur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2246/clay-figurine-of-a-naked-woman-from-nippur/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Clay Figurine of a Naked Woman from Nippur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2014. Web. 25 Oct 2021.