Head of an Ibex

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2019
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This bronze and gilded head of an Ibex or a capricorn was part of sacred bark which might be carried on the shoulders of a procession of priests during rituals. Probably from Zagazig, Egypt. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, 1069-945 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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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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