Cameo of an Egyptian King

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 November 2018

This rock-crystal cameo depicts a king in an Egyptian style; popular in Italy, where it was probably made. Roman period, 1st 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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