Mould for Terracotta Statuettes

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 October 2016
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This mould was made for making terracotta statuettes of female figures. A modern cast (right) was taken from the mould. Made in modern-day southern Italy, about 100 BCE. From Taranto, southern Italy. (The British Museum, London).

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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. (2016, October 10). Mould for Terracotta Statuettes. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5808/mould-for-terracotta-statuettes/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mould for Terracotta Statuettes." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 10, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5808/mould-for-terracotta-statuettes/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mould for Terracotta Statuettes." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Oct 2016. Web. 22 Oct 2021.