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Head of the Goddess Tyche


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 30 March 2018
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Tyche was the daughter of the Greek god Zeus and was the protector of the city of Amman and the Roman Emperor. It was believed that she brings good fortune to the city of Philadelphia. This image of her was found on many coins found in the Roman city of Jerash. Circa 250 CE. From Amman Citadel, modern-day Amman, Jordan Hashimite Kingdom. (Jordan Archaeological Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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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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