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Gift-bearer Holding a Lamb from Persepolis (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Gift-bearer Holding a Lamb from Persepolis

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 September 2017

This limestone wall relief shows a Mede man holding a gift, which appears to be a lamb, for the king. From Persepolis, the Palace Terrace of Darius I (521-486 BCE) or Xerxes I (485-465 BCE), modern-day Iran. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)



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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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