Pottery Tomb

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 September 2014
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This pottery tomb is composed of two parts and is in the shape of an egg. It was probably used for burying dead children. From Tell Qaling Agha at modern Erbil Governorate, Iraq. 3500-3100 BCE. Erbil Civilization Museum, Iraq.

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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. (2014, September 25). Pottery Tomb. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3081/pottery-tomb/

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