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Summary

Stela of Ur-Nammu the founder of the IIIrd dynasty of Ur. E-Dub-Lal-Mah.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

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Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

King of Ur  - Ur-Namma, Ur-Engur, Ur-Gur reign  ca. 2047-2030 BC. In 1925, a shattered nine-foot tall limestone pillar and smaller pieces of it scattered in th ecourtyard of the was discovered in the courtyard of the temple E-Dublalmah of ancient Ur.

See:

  1. Jeanny Vorys Canby, A Monumental Puzzle - Reconstructing the Ur-Nammu Stela, Expedition 29/1 (1987), pp. 54-64 - https://www.penn.museum/documents/publications/expedition/PDFs/29-1/Monumental1.pdf