Gudea Cylinders

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Ibolya Horváth
by Ramessos
published on 13 February 2017
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These two cylinders were commissioned by Gudea of Lagash (c. 2144-2124 BCE) as a literary and historical record of the construction of the temple of Ningirsu.
Louvre, Paris

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