Hammurabi and Shamash

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Jan van der Crabben
by Mbzt
published on 26 April 2012
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Hammurabi (standing), depicted as receiving his royal insignia from Shamash. Hammurabi holds his hands over his mouth as a sign of prayer (relief on the upper part of the stele of Hammurabi's code of laws).

Louvre Museum, Paris, France. Room 3: Mésopotamie, IIe millénaire avant J.-C.. Richelieu, ground floor.

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