Egyptian Model of Peasants Ploughing

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 March 2018

One of the two figures of laborers is missing. The man wears a linen kilt. The plough is drawn by a yoke of oxen. 11th or 12th Dynasty, circa 2025-1850 BE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (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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