Wall Graffiti from Petra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 February 2019
Wall Graffiti from Petra

Many ancient inscriptions that were written or etched on wall plaster have survived. This red plastic fragment with scratched Greek is from an inner wall of the Temple of Winged Lions at Petra, dated to the 4th century CE. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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. (2019, February 19). Wall Graffiti from Petra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10090/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Wall Graffiti from Petra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 19, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10090/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Wall Graffiti from Petra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2019. Web. 29 Jan 2020.

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