Funerary Stele from Aleppo

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 June 2018
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This is a marble funerary stele. The Greek inscription reads:
"Here lies the baby, Germanicus Andros, who has a spirit.
He left the troubles of wisdom and effort to his mother and father."
From Aleppo, in modern-day Syria. Roman Period, 4th century CE. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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, June 02). Funerary Stele from Aleppo. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8780/funerary-stele-from-aleppo/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Funerary Stele from Aleppo." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8780/funerary-stele-from-aleppo/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Funerary Stele from Aleppo." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Jun 2018. Web. 23 Oct 2021.