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Sumerian cuneiform-inscribed baked clay *coins* c. 2900 BC

Sumerian cuneiform-inscribed baked clay coins ca 2900 BC The National Museum, Baghdad.

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Sumerian Contract Written in Pre-Cuneiform Script about the sale of a house and field

El dios Enlil Anunaki murió en la Tierra hace 3000 años                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

El dios Enlil Anunaki murió en la Tierra hace 3000 años

Sumerian artifact (found in Iran) is from the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. century B. in Ancient (Iran) Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)

This book examines the sculptures created during the Early Dynastic period (2900-2350 BC) of Sumer, a region corresponding to present-day southern Iraq. Featured almost exclusively in temple complexes

This book examines the sculptures created during the Early Dynastic period BC) of Sumer, a region corresponding to present-day southern Iraq. Featured almost exclusively in temple complexes

Cone of Enmetena, king of Lagash “The text recounts the history of the borders drawn between the Sumerian states of Lagash and Umma (Lower Mesopotamia). The archivist of Enmetena (2404-2375 BC), prince of Lagash, relates the history of the contention from its beginning at the time when Mesalim, king of Kish, ruled over all Sumeria. The people of Umma did not keep the alliance treaty. Enmetena settled the difference and rebuilt the ditch.”

Cone of Enmetena, king of Lagash “The text recounts the history of the borders drawn between the Sumerian states of Lagash and Umma (Lower Mesopotamia). The archivist of Enmetena BC),.

Clay nail with a building inscription of Gudea, the ruler of Lagash. The 22nd century BC.

2200 BCE Sumer Dedication Nail cuneiform on clay with a building inscription by Gudea, the ruler of Lagash.

"Foundation Nail" of Gudea, c. 2100 BCE. Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash. Cleveland Museum of Art.

"Foundation Nail" of Gudea, c. Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Idi-ilum, Sumerian, Govenor of Lagash. San Francisco Public Library Art, Music and Recreation Center: January 2009

Sumerian Costume -- I'd be interested to know the source of this image -- part of a museum collection?

A Sumerian bronze figure of a deity. Circa early 2nd Millennium B.C.

archaicwonder: “ A Sumerian bronze figure of Nannar, Circa early Millennium BC Nannar (or Nanna), the god of the moon, is a Sumerian deity, the son of Enlil and Ninlil. He eventually became.

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