Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, 1792-1750 B.C.E.

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by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
published on 03 April 2014

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Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, basalt, Babylonian, 1792-1750 B.C.E. (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

A stele is a vertical stone monument or marker often inscribed with text or with relief carving.

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