Lamp Showing Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018
Lamp Showing Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis

The scene on this terracotta lamp depicts Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis. The cult of the benevolent Egyptian goddess Isis was very popular in Italy. Said to be from Pozzuoli, in modern-day Italy. Roman period, made in Italy, about 50-100 CE. Bequeathed by Sir William Temple. (The British Museum, London).

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 14). Lamp Showing Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9448/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Lamp Showing Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9448/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Lamp Showing Isis, Harpocrates, and Anubis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2018. Web. 09 Dec 2019.

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