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Summary

Sumerian statue of Lugal Dalu

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

ADAB

ADAB - Udab modern Bismaya/Bismya,

Adab, Lugal Kisal-si

Lugal-kisal-si, Adab

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

 

The limestone statue of Lugaldalu according to inscription the "King of Adab" - Lugaldalu devoted to E-shar, the temple of the main god of Adab ca 2500 BC.  Lugaldalu, is not in the Sumerian king, is thought to be a governor of Adab in circa mid-3rd millennium BC. This may bef the 'deputy priest' statues placed in the temples according to the Sumerian beliefs.

See:

  1. Joan Aruz, Ronald Wallenfels, Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus, New Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003, p. 63 - 64.