God Adad

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015

In this partially survived terracotta plaque, the god Adad stands on the back of a bull. Adad was the God of weather, hurricanes, storms, thunder, and rain. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Old-Babylonian period, 2000-1500 BCE. 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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