Medallion of Jupiter

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 November 2018
Medallion of Jupiter

Silver medallion showing the god Jupiter flanked by a male and a female deity. The medallion was perhaps one of a group given to a soldier to wear as a commemorative decoration. Roman period, 2nd century CE. (The British Museum, London).


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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 12). Medallion of Jupiter. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9452/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Medallion of Jupiter." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9452/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Medallion of Jupiter." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2018. Web. 19 May 2019.

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