Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 03 April 2016
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Nude Venus of the Capitoline type. Found at Campo Iemini in 1794 CE in excavation conducted by Robert Fagan and sponsored by Prince Augustus Frederick, son of George III. Possibly restored by John Deare. Subsequently in the collection of George, Prince of Wales (later George IV). Given to the British Museum by William IV in 1834 CE. Roman, 2nd century CE. (The British Museum, London)

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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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Amin, Osama S. M. "Venus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 03 Apr 2016. Web. 24 Sep 2020.

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