Worship Scene from Assur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 August 2017
Worship Scene from Assur

This is a glazed ceramic tile. A man stands and prays before Shamash, the Sun God. Symbols of Mesopotamian deities appear on the upper part. Neo-Assyrian Period, 8th century BCE. From Assur (Ashur; modern-day Qal'at Sherqat). (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)


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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, O. S. M. (2017, August 29). Worship Scene from Assur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7124/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Worship Scene from Assur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 29, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7124/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Worship Scene from Assur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Aug 2017. Web. 18 Nov 2019.

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