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Ewer from Eridu


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 18 September 2019
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This pottery jug or ewer is somewhat oval in shape and has a relatively long and straight spout. From Eridu (Tell Abu Shahrain), southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. 3500-2800 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad.

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About the Author

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 18). Ewer from Eridu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Ewer from Eridu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2019.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Ewer from Eridu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2019. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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