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English: Statue of Gudea, Neo-Sumerian period.
Français : Statue de Gudéa, époque néo-sumérienne.
Date circa 2090 BC
Medium diorite
Dimensions Height: 49 cm (19.3 in). Width: 21.5 cm (8.5 in). Depth: 29.5 cm (11.6 in).
Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art, gallery 403
Accession number 59.2
Object history
English: From Mesopotamia, probably from Tello (ancient Girsu)
Français : Provenance : Mésopotamie, probablement Telloh (antique Girsu)
Credit line Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1959
References Metropolitan Museum of Art, online database: entry 30008819
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2011)
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