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


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tablet is plano-convex, with 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. N5012]; 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
black stone
(Stone)
Accession Number
41.220
Measurements
H: 3 7/8 x W: 2 7/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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