Foundation Figurine of a Kneeling God

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 August 2017

This is a bronze foundation figurine, which was found in Southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq), depicts a kneeling god holing an inscribed peg. It dates back to 2144-2124 BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)



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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