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Ifergan Collection
Ctra. de Benagalbón, Km 3
29730 Rincón de la Victoria. Málaga, SPAIN
(34) 637 504 293


2.500 € (Reservado)

Mesopotamian Brick Fragment, c. 2113-2095 BC.
MESOPOTAMIAN “BABYLONIAN” BRICK FRAGMENT, inscribed with a central square of four columns of cuneiform text, 'Ur-Nammu, king of Ur, who built the temple of Nanna', Nanna being the patron god of Ur, the moon god and Ur-Nammu being the first king of the Third Dynasty of Ur, circa 2113-2095 BC.
MEASUREMENTS: 7in (18cm) Long.
CONDITION: Good condition. As found.
PROVENANCE: Acquired from Sotheby's London in the late 1970s / Acquired at Bonhams, London, Auction, October 15th, 2008, "The Geddes Collection", (Lot 96) / All purchases will be accompanied by a valid export license approved and issued by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.


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