Bust of Goddess Cybele from Gordium

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 June 2018

This is a limestone bust of the goddess Cybele. 6th century BCE. From Gordium (or Gordion), the capital city of ancient Phrygia. (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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