Statue of a Sumerian Male from Khafajah [Left Side]

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 December 2018
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Limestone statue of a Sumerian male in a gesture of prayer. He wears the classical Sumerian flounced garment. The head/neck, right upper limb, and both feet are lost. Side view, left. From the Small Shrine at Khafajah (also Khafaje; ancient Tutub), Dyala Governorate, Iraq; excavated by the Oriental Institute (Chicago), 3rd season, 1932/1933 CE. Early Dynastic Period, 2900-2350 BCE. (The Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraqi Kurdistan).

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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 10). Statue of a Sumerian Male from Khafajah [Left Side]. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9680/statue-of-a-sumerian-male-from-khafajah-left-side/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Sumerian Male from Khafajah [Left Side]." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9680/statue-of-a-sumerian-male-from-khafajah-left-side/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of a Sumerian Male from Khafajah [Left Side]." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Dec 2018. Web. 14 Jun 2021.