Tambourine Player from Ancient Israel

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 September 2017
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This female figurine of a tambourine player is part of a group of similar clay figurines found in Tell es-Sa'idiyeh and Tell Jemmeh, modern-day Israel. Pottery female musicians of this sort probably formed part of a toy band. Iron II, 9th century BCE. (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 08). Tambourine Player from Ancient Israel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7211/tambourine-player-from-ancient-israel/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tambourine Player from Ancient Israel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 08, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7211/tambourine-player-from-ancient-israel/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tambourine Player from Ancient Israel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Sep 2017. Web. 22 Sep 2021.