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GUDEA OF LAGASH
GUDEA OF LAGASH

Photo ©2017, Detroit Institute of Arts

GUDEA OF LAGASH

(Mesopotamian)

Date
2141/2122 BC
Medium
Paragonite
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (39.37 x 13.34 x 6.35 cm)
Department
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession No.
82.64
Provenance
Adolphe Stocklet, Brussels, Belgium
Keywords
paragonite, statue, stone, inscription, ceremony, commemoration
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