Mesopotamian Antelope Amulet

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 February 2018
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The antelopes of this amulet were joined at their hindquarters. This gold jewellery was found (together with fish amulets) on Puabi's arm inside her grave. Early Dynastic Period, circa 2600 BCE. From the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Part of objects allotted to the British Museum from Ur excavation season 1927-1928 CE.(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, February 22). Mesopotamian Antelope Amulet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8109/mesopotamian-antelope-amulet/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Antelope Amulet." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8109/mesopotamian-antelope-amulet/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Antelope Amulet." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Feb 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.