Gilgamesh Wrestling Two Bulls

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 May 2019
Gilgamesh Wrestling Two Bulls

This stone piece is carved with a scene depicting Gilgamesh wrestling two bulls. From the great temple at Tell Agrab, Diyala Valley, Iraq. Early Dynastic period, 2600-2370 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in 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, May 21). Gilgamesh Wrestling Two Bulls. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10763/

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