Bronze Deity Figure from Urartu

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 November 2018

This is a bronze figure of a standing bearded deity. He wears a pointed and horned helmet. His elbows are flexed with fisted hands. From Toprakkale, Eastern Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Urartian, 8th to 7th century BCE. (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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 24). Bronze Deity Figure from Urartu. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9552/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Deity Figure from Urartu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 24, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9552/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Deity Figure from Urartu." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2018. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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