Statuette of Orpheus from Beyazit

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 27 May 2018
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This is a marble statuette of Orpheus, who was a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in the ancient Greek religion and mythology. First half of the 4th century CE. From Beyazit, Istanbul, in modern-day Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turley).

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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 27). Statuette of Orpheus from Beyazit. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8800/statuette-of-orpheus-from-beyazit/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statuette of Orpheus from Beyazit." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 27, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8800/statuette-of-orpheus-from-beyazit/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statuette of Orpheus from Beyazit." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 May 2018. Web. 16 Oct 2021.