Egyptian Statuette of a Peasant Using a Hoe

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 March 2018

This painted wooden statuette depicts a man wearing a kilt and holding what appears to be a hoe or a mattock. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, 2345-2181 BCE. From tomb 45 at Asyut, modern-day Egypt. (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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