Statue of Sanatruq I from Hatra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 June 2019
Statue of Sanatruq I from Hatra

This is, a little bit larger than a life-size, marble statue of Sanatruq I (reigned c. 140 - 180 CE), king of Hatra. The king wears an exquisitely carved dress and a headdress of an eagle. His right hand is raised in salutation while the left one holds a palm branch, a symbol of victory and blessing. It was found in the 10th temple at Hatra. The name Sanatruq appears in the Aramaic inscription on the base of the statue. From Hatra, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Parthian period, 2nd 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 Sanatruq I from Hatra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10838/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Statue of Sanatruq I from Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10838/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Statue of Sanatruq I from Hatra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2019. Web. 17 Nov 2019.

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