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Apkallu plaque


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 10 April 2015
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This terracotta plaque depicts an Apkallu. The figure is standing and wears a fish cloak. His right hand is raised and holds a cone while the left hand holds a bucket. Neo-Assyrian period, 911-609 BCE. From Mesopotamia, Iraq. The Sulaymaniyah Museum, Iraq.

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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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