Graeco-Roman Statue from Petra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 April 2018

Dating to circa 170 CE, this statue's head (the torso is missing) was carved in a Hellenistic Graeco-Roman style. The Romans conquered Petra in 106 CE. From Petra, modern-day Jordan Hashemite Kingdom. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).



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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