Code of Hammurabi

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Ibolya Horvath
by Larry Koester
published on 24 June 2021
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The Code of Hammurabi, a set of 282 laws inscribed in stone by the Babylonian king Hammurabi (r. 1795-1750 BCE).

Louvre, Paris.

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