Egyptian Pot in the form of a Mourning Woman

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 April 2016

This is a hollow pottery statuette. It depicts a woman mourning; she holds her hands to her head. The statuette is red with a white slip (inverted). From Dandera, Egypt. 11th Dynasty, 2061–1991 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



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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