Northern Wei Figure of a Foreign Soldier

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 December 2018
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This painted pottery figure represents a foreign soldier and was made of a slipped and pigmented earthenware. It was found in a tomb. Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-534 CE. From North China. (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, December 12). Northern Wei Figure of a Foreign Soldier. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9505/northern-wei-figure-of-a-foreign-soldier/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Northern Wei Figure of a Foreign Soldier." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9505/northern-wei-figure-of-a-foreign-soldier/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Northern Wei Figure of a Foreign Soldier." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Dec 2018. Web. 16 Oct 2021.