Colored Ceramic Fragment from Assur

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 August 2017

This is a fragment of a colored ceramic vessel depicting a jumping male goat. Neo-Assyrian Period, 8th to 7th century BCE. From Assur (Ashur; modern-day Qal'at Sherqat). (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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