Lamp Showing Attis and a Corybant

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018
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The scene on this terracotta lamp depicts Attis on a cult-car pulled by rams; a Corybant (a devotee of the god) is shown beyond. Said to be from Mitcham, Surrey. Roman period, made in central Italy, about 175-225 CE. (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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 14). Lamp Showing Attis and a Corybant. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9443/lamp-showing-attis-and-a-corybant/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lamp Showing Attis and a Corybant." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9443/lamp-showing-attis-and-a-corybant/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lamp Showing Attis and a Corybant." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2018. Web. 05 Dec 2021.

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