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Sumerian foundation figurine depicting a kneeling, god holding a peg Copper

UnknownSecond Dynasty of Lagash / Ur III Period, ca. 2100 BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

Credit: Gift of Jan Mitchell, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Details

  • Title: Sumerian foundation figurine depicting a kneeling, god holding a peg Copper
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Second Dynasty of Lagash / Ur III Period, ca. 2100 BCE
  • Location: Probably from Girsu (ancient Telloh), Sumer, southern Mesopotamia (Iraq)
  • Type: Figurine
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem / by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Copper
  • Dimensions: H. 19 cm, W. 3 cm
  • Curator: Peri, Laura A.

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