Horus & Nectanebo II

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 January 2015

In this greywacke statue, the god Horus (depicted as a falcon; head is lost) protects the praying figure of Nectanebo II. From Memphis, Egypt. 30th Dynasty, circa 350 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).



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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