Statue Dedicated to the God Ningishzida

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 May 2019
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The cuneiform inscription on the base of this headless states that the statue belongs to the king of "E-Kizal-Ki" (region or district), whose name was "Il-La", and who has dedicated this own statue to the god Ningishzida. Early Dynastic period, 2600-2370 BCE. From southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, May 25). Statue Dedicated to the God Ningishzida. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10761/statue-dedicated-to-the-god-ningishzida/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue Dedicated to the God Ningishzida." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 25, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10761/statue-dedicated-to-the-god-ningishzida/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue Dedicated to the God Ningishzida." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 May 2019. Web. 15 Jun 2021.