Urartian Ivory Figure of a Nude Woman

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 November 2018
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This ivory figure depicts a nude woman wearing an elaborate headgear and necklace. Excavated by E. Clayton and G. C. Raynolds. From Toprakkale, Eastern Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Urartian, 8th to 7th century BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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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, November 29). Urartian Ivory Figure of a Nude Woman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9536/urartian-ivory-figure-of-a-nude-woman/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Urartian Ivory Figure of a Nude Woman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 29, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9536/urartian-ivory-figure-of-a-nude-woman/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Urartian Ivory Figure of a Nude Woman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Nov 2018. Web. 22 Jun 2021.