Inscribed Capital from Beyazit

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 May 2018

The inscription on this marble capital reads "May the God of Saints aid Master Heraklius". 6th to 7th century CE. From Beyazit, Istanbul, in modern-day 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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