Statue of Asclepius from Cos

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2018

Asclepius was the god of medicine and healing. Marble. Hellenistic Period, 2nd century BCE. Copy of an original dating to the 5th century BCE. From Cos, Istankoy, in modern-day Greece. (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). Statue of Asclepius from Cos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8696/statue-of-asclepius-from-cos/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Asclepius from Cos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8696/statue-of-asclepius-from-cos/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Asclepius from Cos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2018. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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