Head of the Goddess Anahita

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2016

Head from a bronze cult statue of Anahita, a local goddess shown here in the guise of Aphrodite. From Satala, Armenia minor. Circa 200-100 BCE. (The British Museum, London)



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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