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Foundation nail: kneeling male deity
Sculpture
Neo-Sumerian period, reign of Gudea of Lagash (2150-2125 B.C.)
Bronze

Inscribed with a cuneiform dedication in the Sumerian language by Gudea to the god Ningirsu.

Provenance: From southern Mesopotamia, Girsu (Tello), formerly in the Hakky Bey Collection
Inventory: Inv. MB 45

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