Mushhushshu Plaque

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 August 2017
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This terracotta plaque was used to protect households from enemies. 800-500 BCE. From Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (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. (2017, August 21). Mushhushshu Plaque. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6999/mushhushshu-plaque/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mushhushshu Plaque." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 21, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6999/mushhushshu-plaque/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mushhushshu Plaque." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Aug 2017. Web. 18 Oct 2021.