ASUMERIAN STEATITE CUNEIFORM TABLET REIGN OF KING SHULGI OF UR, CIRCA 2094-2047 B.C.


A SUMERIAN STEATITE CUNEIFORM TABLET

REIGN OF KING SHULGI OF UR, CIRCA 2094-2047 B.C.

A SUMERIAN STEATITE CUNEIFORM TABLET REIGN OF KING SHULGI OF UR, CIRCA 2094-2047 B.C. Rectangular in form, one side flat and one convex, with nine lines of Sumerian cuneiform recording the dedication of a temple to the gods Shullat and Hanish by King Shulgi, reading: "For Shullat-and-Hanish, his master, Shulgi, the mighty man, King of Ur, King of Sumer and Akkad, built his temple" 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) long

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