Copper Alloy Male Figure from Ancient Lebanon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 11 April 2016

From the mountain region; found in a hoard with 4 other similar figurines. The hands might have held a weapon. From Gezzine (Jezzine), modern-day Lebanon. Middle Bronze Age, 2400-2000 BCE. (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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