Limestone Block Showing Wrestlers and Musicians from Xanthos

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2018
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On the left, two men are wrestling while on the right there are two musicians; the musician on the left seems to play the lyre. Archaic Period, late 6th century BCE. From Xanthos, Kınık, in modern-day Turkey. (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, May 12). Limestone Block Showing Wrestlers and Musicians from Xanthos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8676/limestone-block-showing-wrestlers-and-musicians-fr/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Limestone Block Showing Wrestlers and Musicians from Xanthos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8676/limestone-block-showing-wrestlers-and-musicians-fr/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Limestone Block Showing Wrestlers and Musicians from Xanthos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2018. Web. 18 Oct 2021.