A Priest from Hatra

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015

An alabaster statue of a standing priest from Hatra. He seems to hold something; his hands have been damaged, however. From Hatra (modern Al-Jazeera Region, Mosul Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. 2nd-3rd centuries CE. 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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