Foundation Cone of Gudea

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 July 2014

This foundation cone records the building of a temple at Girsu by Gudea, ruler of Lagash. From Girsu (modern Tell Telloh, Dhi-Qar Governorate, Iraq), Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Reign of Gudea, 2144-2124 BCE. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).



About the Author

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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