Prancing Bull from Tell al-Ubaid

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2018
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This plaque of Sumerian decoration was probably used for wooden items, such as furniture or fine musical instrument. From Tell al-Ubaid, Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Early Dynastic Period, 2600-2500 BCE. (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 26). Prancing Bull from Tell al-Ubaid. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8178/prancing-bull-from-tell-al-ubaid/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Prancing Bull from Tell al-Ubaid." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8178/prancing-bull-from-tell-al-ubaid/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Prancing Bull from Tell al-Ubaid." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2018. Web. 17 Jun 2021.