Aramaic Incantation Bowl

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 19 July 2014
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A magical bowl with an incantation written in ink to ward off malevolent spirits. Clay, inscribed in Aramaic language, 3rd to 7th century CE. From Babylon, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, 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. (2014, July 19). Aramaic Incantation Bowl. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Aramaic Incantation Bowl." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 19, 2014.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Aramaic Incantation Bowl." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Jul 2014. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

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