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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 02 April 2018

The eagle is a popular icon in many cultures. In Jordan, eagles are associated with the Nabataean god Dushara, but were also meaningful to the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, who lived, travelled and lived here. Circa 100 CE. From modern-day at-Tafilah, Jordan Hashemite Kingdom. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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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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