Silver Bowl Decorated with Figure Scenes from Pakistan

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 December 2018
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The external surface of this thick-walled silver bowl was inscribed and decorated with a central male figure surrounded by four hunters; two hunters wear crowns similar to last Kidarite coins. It was originally gilded. Hephthalite period, 5th to 6th century CE. From Swat District, in modern-day Pakistan.

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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, December 05). Silver Bowl Decorated with Figure Scenes from Pakistan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9509/silver-bowl-decorated-with-figure-scenes-from-paki/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Silver Bowl Decorated with Figure Scenes from Pakistan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 05, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9509/silver-bowl-decorated-with-figure-scenes-from-paki/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Silver Bowl Decorated with Figure Scenes from Pakistan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Dec 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.