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The Question of Identity: Ethnicity, Language, Religion, and Gender

Before Islam:  Mesopotamia

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Bald Male Worshipper

Bald Male Worshipper

This is a representation of a bald male worshipper standing reverently before his god. It was found in the same location as the bearded male worshipper above (Image 6). The significance of being bald versus having long hair and beard is not entirely clear; it may have to do with the different roles of the people the figurines represent.

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