A hand-axe from Hazar Merd Cave

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 20 July 2014

This hand-axe was found in Hazar Merd cave, a paleolithic cave which lies 13 km west of modern Sulaimaniya city, Iraq. It dates back to 50,000 BCE. (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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