Piece of Brick

Clay | 12.5 x 12.5 x 3.0in

Mesopotamian Artist

This brick was the first object acquired by the museum. Archaeologists excavated it in Telloh, Iraq, during a dig co-sponsored by the Nelson-Atkins trustees and the Louvre in 1929. It formed part of a temple built by Gudea, a Mesopotamian ruler, to t...
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