Hittite Figurine from Carchemish

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 November 2018
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This female figure wears an elaborate headgear and holds a baby in her left arm. She possibly represents a priestess or a deity. Fired clay. From House B at Carchemish, Southeastern Turkey. Neo-Hittite period, 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 23). Hittite Figurine from Carchemish. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9566/hittite-figurine-from-carchemish/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Figurine from Carchemish." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9566/hittite-figurine-from-carchemish/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Figurine from Carchemish." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2018. Web. 16 Oct 2021.