Mesopotamian Gold Earrings

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 February 2018
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This is a pair of gold boat-shaped earrings, worn by one of Queen Puabi's attendants and was found inside Puabi's 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 Gold Earrings. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8116/mesopotamian-gold-earrings/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Gold Earrings." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8116/mesopotamian-gold-earrings/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mesopotamian Gold Earrings." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Feb 2018. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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