Egyptian-Type Votive Altar from Sidon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 June 2018

This marble votive stele has an Egyptian style (note the row of uraeus cobras at the top). First half of the 5th century BCE. From Sidon, in modern-day Lebanon. (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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