Capital with Protom of Pegasus

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 May 2018
Capital with Protom of Pegasus

Pegasus, a mythical winged divine stallion, was a prominent creature in the Greek mythology. This marble capital depicts Pegasus. First half of the 6th century CE. Possibly from Kathisma, Hippodrome, Sultanahmet, in modern-day Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).


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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, May 10). Capital with Protom of Pegasus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8710/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Capital with Protom of Pegasus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 10, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8710/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Capital with Protom of Pegasus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 10 May 2018. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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