Egyptian Vessel with Galloping Horses

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2019
Egyptian Vessel with Galloping Horses

On this ceramic vessel, two piebald horses are depicted; they are galloping and harnessed. An ankh sign's hand grasps a was-scepter. Horses were introduced to Egypt by the Hyksos during the Second Intermediate Period, c 1780 BCE. From Egypt, precise provenance is unknown. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1340 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in Berlin.


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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, September 07). Egyptian Vessel with Galloping Horses. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11167/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Egyptian Vessel with Galloping Horses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11167/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Egyptian Vessel with Galloping Horses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2019. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

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