Clay Cuneiform Cone

Period: Gudea time, 2141-2122 B.C.
Material: Light clay
Dimensions: 8.75 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 6005
Provenance: Private collection USA, ex-Pegasi auction
Condition: Only the second part of the inscription preserved, lower part of the nail broken.
Description: Burnt votive nail from the city of Lagash, describing the reconstruction of the temple in Lagash. Standard inscription with the following content: "To God Nin-gir-su, ruler of the satrape Gudea, dedicating this stone ..."
Culture: Mesopotamia