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Sabu's Family Group Statue


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 05 January 2015
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In this limestone statue, Sabu and his wife Meritites appear seated. The wife holds her husband at the lower chest. Only the lower legs of their son Iseb appear between their legs. From modern-day Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, circa 2400 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, 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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