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Cuneiform cone

Museum number:
9-1775
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Accession number:
Acc.649
Object count:
1
Description:
Gudea cone. A clay cone with cuneiform inscription at the base. 7 cm by 16 cm.
Donor:
Alfred Kohlberg
Collection place:
Girsu (ancient city), Iraq
Culture or time period:
Lagash II (ca. 2200–2100 BC)
Collector:
Henry Ludwig Frederick Lutz
Collection date:
before 1930
Materials:
Clay
Inscription:
surface a 1. {d}nin-dar-a 2. lugal uru16 3. lugal-a-ni 4. gu3-de2-a 5. ensi2 6. lagasz{ki}-ke4 7. e2 gir2-su{ki}-ka-ni 8. mu-na-du3
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.1 Writing and Records (including religious texts)
Production date:
Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC)
Accession date:
1930
Department:
Asia (except western Russia)
Comment:
Dates referenced: Gudea.00.00.00 Genre: Royal/Monumental
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