Capital from Sarayburnu

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 May 2018

This marble capital is decorated with masks. Late 5th to early 6th century CE. From structures within the walls of the Topkapi Palace, Sarayburnu, Istanbul, Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turley).



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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