Gypsum Cross from Darbandi Bazian

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 December 2014

This piece is part of a collection of gypsum crosses which were found in Darbandi Bazian, modern-day Sulaimaniya Governorate, Iraq. They date back to the late Sassanid/early Islamic period, 3nd to 7th centuries CE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.



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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