Foundation figures or pegs.
SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC Anonymous
(2900 BCE - 2730 BCE)
25th c BCE Mesopotamian Sumerian (Early Dynastic) Applied Arts
c. 2494 BCE-2465 BCE
25th c BCE
Sumerian (Early Dynastic)
Telloh (Girsu). Iraq.
London. British Museum.
Early Dynastic III. Foundation pegs were buried in the foundations of buildings to magically protect them and preserve the builder's name for posterity.
Caption: SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC | Foundation figures or pegs. | c. 2494 BCE-2465 BCE | Mesopotamian | Sumerian
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