Statue of a Lion from Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 June 2019
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This limestone statue of a lion (of a pair) was guarding the main entrance to the 4th temple at Hatra dedicated to the goddess Ishtar. From Hatra, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Parthian period, 1st to 3rd century CE . 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, June 04). Statue of a Lion from Hatra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10834/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Statue of a Lion from Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10834/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Statue of a Lion from Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2019. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

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