Orestes Kills Clytemnestra

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 October 2019
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On this bronze mirror, a scene is carved. It depicts the killing of Clytemnestra by her son, Orestes. Engraved around 440 BCE. Acquired in 1843 CE. It is on display at the Altes Museum in 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, October 29). Orestes Kills Clytemnestra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11391/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Orestes Kills Clytemnestra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11391/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Orestes Kills Clytemnestra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Oct 2019. Web. 25 Jan 2021.

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