Head of Dolerite Statue of Gudea of Lagash

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published on 28 March 2014

It is possible that the head and body were not originally part of a single statue. From Girsu (modern Telloh), southern Mesopotamia, Iraq, reign of Gudea, c. 2130 BCE. (The British Museum, London)


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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP (Glasg)
A consultant neurologist and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia.

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