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Foundation Tablet with Inscription of Gudea
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Foundation Tablet with Inscription of Gudea


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tablet is plano-convex, and has an inscription of Gudea on two faces.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N5010]; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
2144-2124 BCE (Lagash II; Ur III)
Medium
limestone
(Stone)
Accession Number
41.221
Measurements
H: 4 x W: 2 3/4 in. (10.2 x 7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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