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Demeter & Persephone


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 13 May 2016
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Terracotta group of two seated women, perhaps Demeter and her daughter Persephone. Made at Myrina, north-west Asia-Minor, circa 180 BCE. Said to be from Asia-Minor. (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. "Demeter & Persephone." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2016. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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