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Clay Cone from Lagach in Sumeria. ca. 2150 B.C.
Clay Cone from Lagash a town in Sumaria dating, from the time of King Gudea ruler of Lagash.
Clay cones such as the above were used to commerate some important occasion or event.
The cone found here comes from Sumeria in Babelonia. It commemorates the rebuilding of the temple of 'Ningersu the mighty warrior of the god en-lil-la' the king priest of sir pur la, Gudea.
Cones such as the above were driven into mud-brick walls as decoration to show who was responsible for the repairs or building of the temple.

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