Plank-Shaped Statuettes from Cyprus

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 May 2018
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These plank-shaped terracotta female statuettes are possible representations of fertility goddesses. Early Bronze Age, 2300-1900 BCE. From modern-day Cyprus. (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 29). Plank-Shaped Statuettes from Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8788/plank-shaped-statuettes-from-cyprus/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Plank-Shaped Statuettes from Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 29, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8788/plank-shaped-statuettes-from-cyprus/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Plank-Shaped Statuettes from Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 May 2018. Web. 16 Jun 2021.