Statue of a Governor of Tura-Dagan

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 September 2018
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Diorite statue of a standing male, who was a governor of Tura-Dagan (Mari, modern-day Tell Harriri, Syria), Old Babylonian Period, 1894-1594 BCE. The statue was brought from Mari to Babylon as war booty during the Neo-Babylonian Period. From the palace museum of Nebuchadnezzar II at Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. (Ancient Orient Museum, 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, September 03). Statue of a Governor of Tura-Dagan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9156/statue-of-a-governor-of-tura-dagan/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Governor of Tura-Dagan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 03, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9156/statue-of-a-governor-of-tura-dagan/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Governor of Tura-Dagan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Sep 2018. Web. 15 Oct 2021.