King Enannatum I of Lagash

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 July 2014

The inscriptions on this stone plaque mention the name of Enannatum I, king (or ruler) of Lagash. The plaque was fixed to a wall of a shrine or temple. The king's hands are folded in a worship position. c. 2420 BCE, from Girsu (modern Tell Telloh), Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

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. (2014, July 26). King Enannatum I of Lagash. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2865/king-enannatum-i-of-lagash/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "King Enannatum I of Lagash." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 26, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2865/king-enannatum-i-of-lagash/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "King Enannatum I of Lagash." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jul 2014. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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