Zoomorphic Jug from Tharros

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 September 2017
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This is a pottery jug in the form of a squatting baboon-like monkey carrying a net on his back. Phoenician, 6th century BCE. From Grave 5/35 at Tharros, Sardinia, modern-day Italy. (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). Zoomorphic Jug from Tharros. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7205/zoomorphic-jug-from-tharros/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Zoomorphic Jug from Tharros." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 06, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7205/zoomorphic-jug-from-tharros/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Zoomorphic Jug from Tharros." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Sep 2017. Web. 19 Oct 2021.