Limestone Relief of an Aramaean King

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 September 2017
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This piece of limestone was roughly cut into an unusual stele depicting a standing Aramaean King. One of the king's hand holds a long spear or staff while the other hand holds a tulip. 11th century BCE. From Tell- es-Salihiyeh, modern-day Damascus, Syria. (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. (2017, September 06). Limestone Relief of an Aramaean King. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7197/limestone-relief-of-an-aramaean-king/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Limestone Relief of an Aramaean King." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 06, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7197/limestone-relief-of-an-aramaean-king/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Limestone Relief of an Aramaean King." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Sep 2017. Web. 16 Oct 2021.