Phoenician Stela Dedicated to Tanit & Baal-Hammon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 September 2017

This light grey limestone stela was inscribed with six lines of Phoenician/Punic inscription; the upper line is almost lost. There is a lotus flower flanked by two standards at the lower part. There is a dedication to the goddess Tanit and god Ba'al-Hammon by a person named Hanno. 4th to 2nd century BCE. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. (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 25). Phoenician Stela Dedicated to Tanit & Baal-Hammon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7329/phoenician-stela-dedicated-to-tanit--baal-hammon/

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