Cattle Butchering Scene from Saqqara

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published on 02 January 2015

Limestone relief depicting men slaughtering cows. From the tomb of Nianchnesut, Saqqara (Sakkara), modern-day Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th-6th Dynasties, circa 2300 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).


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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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