Woman Holding a Child

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 February 2015
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The woman is standing and holding a small child on her chest. She wears a full and elaborate dress. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Old-Babylonian period, 2000-1500 BCE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, February 17). Woman Holding a Child. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3637/woman-holding-a-child/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Woman Holding a Child." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 17, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3637/woman-holding-a-child/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Woman Holding a Child." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Feb 2015. Web. 28 Oct 2021.