Alabaster Vase from Sippar

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 August 2017

Alabaster vase in the shape of a standing woman with ample proportions. She has a sweeping hair and holds flowers. Late Babylonian Period, 700-600 BCE. From Sippar (modern-day Tell Abu Habbah), Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. (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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