Amun and Mut

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 September 2018

Figures of the Egyptian god Amun (wearing the plumed headdress) and his consort, the goddess Mut (wearing the royal vulture headdress and the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Each holds a scepter and an ankh. The figures were vandalized by several strikes of a sharp object. Detail of a stele. Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BCE. From Egypt. (Ancient Orient Museum, 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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