Disc Dedicated to the Sun-God Sol

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018

Silver leaf disc dedicated to the sun-god Sol. Sol is crowned with rays. Two horses appear behind his shoulders. From Pessinus (Bala-Hissar, Asia Minor), in modern-day Turkey. Roman period, 3rd century 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). Disc Dedicated to the Sun-God Sol. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9454/disc-dedicated-to-the-sun-god-sol/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Disc Dedicated to the Sun-God Sol." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9454/disc-dedicated-to-the-sun-god-sol/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Disc Dedicated to the Sun-God Sol." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2018. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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