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Temple Cone.
21st c BCE Mesopotamian Sumerian Sculpture

SUMERIAN Anonymous (3500 BCE - 2000 BCE)
c. 2100 BCE
21st c BCE
Terracotta
Molded & Fired
Sumerian
Temple Cone
Iraq. Asia.
Hayward CA. CSU East Bay Art Gallery.
glob8-149
"In each of the temples that Gudea built or rebuilt, he placed a ìtemple coneî or ìdedication nailî such as this one inside the walls. A similar tradition continues in the foundation stone of modern construction. Many are of a similar shape and carry a similar inscription which reads: ìGudea built [or restored] this temple for Lord Ningirsu. his Lord.î "

Caption: SUMERIAN Anonymous | Temple Cone. | c. 2100 BCE | Sumerian | Sumerian c. 2100 BCE | Institute for Aesthetic Development. Brentwood CA. Text copyright-Lanier Graham | glob8-149

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