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Statue fragment beariing incised cuneiform inscription of Amar-Sin

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2046–2038 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Marble, black
Dimensions:
9.25 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.183
Not on view
From 1931, on loan by W. Gedney Beatty to the Museum (L.30.42.1); acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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