Bust of a Woman from Laleli

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 27 May 2018

This marble bust, which was produced in an atelier at Byzantium, might have been part of a collection of works of art decorating the palace which was built over the Rotunda. Late 2nd century to early 3rd century CE. From the vicinity of Bodrum Mosque, Laleli, 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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