A Warrior from Hatra

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 April 2015

Only the upper part of this alabaster relief has survived. It depicts a man, which is thought to represent a warrior. 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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