Man & Woman Plaque, Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 October 2014
Man & Woman Plaque, Ur

In this clay plaque, an affectionate couple is depicted (domestic scene?). The man and the woman are looking at and holding each other. From Ur, southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. 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 & Woman Plaque, Ur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3161/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Man & Woman Plaque, Ur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 17, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3161/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Man & Woman Plaque, Ur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Oct 2014. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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