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Chalcolithic Stamp Seals


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 24 November 2018
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This is a stone gable-shaped seal. It is carved with a procession of three horned animals, probably gazelles. From Central Turkey or Northern Syria. Late Chalcolithic (Copper) Age, 4000-3000 BCE. (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 24). Chalcolithic Stamp Seals. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Chalcolithic Stamp Seals." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2018. Web. 10 Apr 2021.

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