Mesopotamian Neo Sumerian cuneiform foundation cone.
Second Dynasty of Lagash, Reign of Gudea, 2141- 2122 B.C.
Terracotta foundation cone, with an inscription of ten lines commemorating the foundation of a temple by Gudea of Lagash.
Height: 12.5 cm (5 inches)
Price: 3250 euro/ SOLD
“Gudea, ruler of Lagash, built here the House “50” of the lion headed eagle, temple of Lord Gesu”.
2000 Private collection The Netherlands
Very fine. Tip broken off in antiquity.
1997 Edzard, D.O. : Gudea and His Dynasty. University of Toronto Press Incorporated. Toronto, Buffalo, London.
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