Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC) period statue made of copper discovered in modern village Bassetki. Currently in National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq (IM 77823). On the round base was curved a Royal Inscription of Naram-Sin of Agade (2291-2255 BC). Of the staue preserved a lower part of seated nude male figure, wearing belt around waist with its legs twisted sideways. The statue was stolen during museum looting and recovered in November 2003.
- A.H. Ai-Fouadi, Bassetki statue with an Old Akkadian royal inscription of Naram-Sin of Agade, B.C. 2291 - 2255, Sumer, 32.1976
- Tremper Longman, Fictional Akkadian Autobiography: A Generic and Comparative Study, Eisenbrauns, 1991, pp. 114-115