Head of a Woman from Palmyra

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 May 2018

This limestone head of an unidentified woman dates to the Roman Period, second to third century CE. From Palmyra, in modern-day Syria. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).



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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