Fragment from an Imperial Sarcophagus

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 May 2018

This porphyry fragment is thought to have belonged to the sarcophagus of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine the Great. 4th century CE. From 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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