Man & Dog Plaque, Sippar

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 October 2014
Man & Dog Plaque, Sippar

This clay plaque depicts a striding man who leads a large dog (domestic scene?). From Sippar (modern-day Tell Abu Hubba, Babel Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. Old-Babylonian period, 2000-1600 BCE. (The British Museum, London).


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. (2014, October 17). Man & Dog Plaque, Sippar. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3160/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Man & Dog Plaque, Sippar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 17, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3160/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Man & Dog Plaque, Sippar." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Oct 2014. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

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