Detail of Statue of Abu Bint Deimon, Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2019
Detail of Statue of Abu Bint Deimon, Hatra

Abu Bint Deimon was the wife of Sanatruq I (reigned c. 140 - 180 CE), king of Hatra. This is a detail of the upper part of the statue. It represents one of the finest sculptures from Hatra. She wears an elaborate headgear, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. Her right arm is raised in a gesture of greeting while the left hand grasps and lifts up her elegant garment. From the Great Temple at Hatra, 2nd century CE. It is on display in one of the Hatra Galleries in the Iraq Museum, Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.


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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. (2019, March 21). Detail of Statue of Abu Bint Deimon, Hatra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10293/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Detail of Statue of Abu Bint Deimon, Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10293/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Detail of Statue of Abu Bint Deimon, Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2019. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

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