Falcon God from Ancient Egypt

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 January 2015

Limestone head of a falcon god with human ears. The rest of the body is lost. Frpm modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1800 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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