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Egyptian Painting of Syrian Bears

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 September 2019
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This painted limestone fragment came from the mortuary temple of the Egyptian Pharaoh Sahure at Abusir, Egypt. It depicts Syrian bears and a vessel (possibly tributary). Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, 2496-2483 BCE. On display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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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). Egyptian Painting of Syrian Bears. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11217/egyptian-painting-of-syrian-bears/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Egyptian Painting of Syrian Bears." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11217/egyptian-painting-of-syrian-bears/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Egyptian Painting of Syrian Bears." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2019. Web. 10 Apr 2021.

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