Mummified Left Foot of a Child

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2018
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The embalmers elaborately mummified this left foot of a child. The wrappings imitate protruding toes from a sandal. Roman Period, after 30 BCE. From Qurna, modern-day Egypt. (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. (2018, March 21). Mummified Left Foot of a Child. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8344/mummified-left-foot-of-a-child/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummified Left Foot of a Child." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8344/mummified-left-foot-of-a-child/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummified Left Foot of a Child." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2018. Web. 23 Oct 2021.