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Pottery Dish from Uruk Period

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 July 2014
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The outer surface of this large, partially broken, pottery dish is painted in black geometric shapes and pelicans ,while the inside (not shown) is painted with ibex figures. Uruk period, 3500-2800 BCE, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).

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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. (2014, July 30). Pottery Dish from Uruk Period. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2823/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Pottery Dish from Uruk Period." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2823/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Pottery Dish from Uruk Period." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2014. Web. 27 Feb 2021.

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