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Architectural elements - Foundation elements, Metal (bronze, silver, gold, alloys) figurines

Bronze foundation element figurine bearing a cuneiform inscription with the name of the Sumerian king Shulgi, Uruk, end of the 3rd millennium BC, 24.7 cm.

Bronze foundation element figurine bearing a cuneiform inscription with the name of the Sumerian king Shulgi, Uruk, end of the 3rd millennium BC, 24.7 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Olaf M. Teßmer

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Material
Metals
Type
Architectural elements | Sculptures
Details
Men carrying baskets or vases on their heads, lower body may be peg-shaped; animals; deities with horns and/or crowns. May have inscriptions. Height: 10-20 cm. |  |
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
4th millennium BC – AD 1258