Colorful Jar from Assyria

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015

The decorative paintings on this pottery jar can still be seen. From northern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Neo-Assyrian perod, 911-609 BCE. The Sulaymaniyah 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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