Gudea of Lagash

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by Jastrow
published on 26 April 2012

Seating diorite statue of Gudea, prince of Lagash, dedicated to the god Ningishzida, c. 2120 BC (neo-Sumerian period). Excavated in Telloh (ancient Girsu), Iraq.

On display at the Louve, Department of Oriental antiquities, Richelieu, ground floor, room 1.



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