Glazed Sarcophagi from Nippur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 May 2018
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The smaller sarcophagus on the left belonged to a child. Baked clay and glazed. Parthian, 1st century BCE to 1st century CE. From Nippur, Southern Mesopotamia, in modern-day Iraq. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).

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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, May 06). Glazed Sarcophagi from Nippur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8724/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Glazed Sarcophagi from Nippur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 06 May 2018. Web. 03 Dec 2020.

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