Funerary Relief from Palmyra of a Man and his Son

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 May 2018

The inscription on this funerary relief says that the two figures are "Yedi Bel" and his son "Zabde'atach". Limestone. Roman Period, 200-273 CE. From Palmyra, in modern-day Syria. (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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