Cypriot Limestone Statuette of a Potter

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 October 2016

The potter, squatting on the ground, operates a primitive wheel with his feet while forming the sides of the pot with his hands. Cypriot, made about 500 BCE. Excavated at Amathus, Cyprus. (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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