Relief of Nike from Balat

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 May 2018
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On this relief, the goddess Nike holds a date branch. This relief once decorated the entrance into the Balat Gate. Marble. Sixth century CE. From Balat, Istanbul, 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 10). Relief of Nike from Balat. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8706/relief-of-nike-from-balat/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief of Nike from Balat." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8706/relief-of-nike-from-balat/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief of Nike from Balat." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 May 2018. Web. 15 Jun 2021.