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Summary

Copper statue. III millenium.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Bassetki

Bronze Age city. Basitke.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

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.

See:

  1. https://cdli.ucla.edu/search/search_results.php?SearchMode=Text&PrimaryPublication=&MuseumNumber=&ObjectID=P216558&TextSearch=&requestFrom=Query+verzenden
  2. A.H. Ai-Fouadi, Bassetki statue with an Old Akkadian royal inscription of Naram-Sin of Agade, B.C. 2291 - 2255, Sumer, 32.1976
  3. Tremper Longman, Fictional Akkadian Autobiography: A Generic and Comparative Study, Eisenbrauns, 1991, pp. 114-115