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Summary

Mesopotamian boundary stone.ca 1300 BC.

Class:

  • Milestone
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Susa [Shush]

SUSA - Capital of Elam. Suza.

Battle of Susa in 647 BC.

Ashurbanipal's brutal campaign against Susa in 647 BC and destruction of Elamite city.

Susa, Donjon

Fortress

Susa, Archaeological Museum

Susa, Archaeological Museum

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Kudurru of Gula is a boundary stone kudurru dedicted to the Babylonian goddess of healing Gula, the most popular anthropomorfic deity on Middle Babylonian kudurru. It dates to Kassite period of Babylonia ca 1300 BC. Currently stele is housed at  Louvre.

See:

  1. http://arethuse1.free.fr/detail.php?nom=00255
  2. Tallay Ornan, The Triumph of the Symbol: Pictorial Representation of Deities in Mesopotamia and the Biblical Image Ban, Fribourg, Saint-Paul, 2005, pp. 25 ff, 130ff