Statuette of a Boy

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018
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This bronze statuette probably represents cupid (god of love, attraction, and affection). Said to be from Foggia, in modern-day Italy. Roman period, 10-100 BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

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, November 14). Statuette of a Boy. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9440/statuette-of-a-boy/

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