Foundation Figurine of a Kneeling God

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 August 2017
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This is a bronze foundation figurine, which was found in Southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq), depicts a kneeling god holing an inscribed peg. It dates back to 2144-2124 BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)

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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. (2017, August 31). Foundation Figurine of a Kneeling God. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7112/foundation-figurine-of-a-kneeling-god/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Foundation Figurine of a Kneeling God." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7112/foundation-figurine-of-a-kneeling-god/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Foundation Figurine of a Kneeling God." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2017. Web. 22 Oct 2021.