A Sandstone Statue from the Musasir Kingdom

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 July 2014

This is one of the very few surviving artifacts from the Musasir Kingdom, 8th century BCE. It was found near Rowanduz village, modern Sulaimaniya Governorate, Iraq. The statue has lost most of its fine details because of natural erosion. (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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