Eagle from Hatra

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 February 2015

The eagle was the symbol of the city of Hatra. Below the eagle, two priests pray. The eagle's head is lost. From Hatra (modern Al-Jazira region, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. 2nd-3rd 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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