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Primary publication: RIME 3/1.01.07, St M witness
Author: Edzard, Dietz Otto
Publication date: 1997
Secondary publication(s): Scheil, RA 022, p. 41-43, pls. 1-2 [1925]; Steible, FAOS 9/1, p. 230-31, 9/2, p. 73-76, Gudea Statue M [1991]
Citation: Alster in Johansen, Mesopotamia 6, pp. 49-59 [1978]; Johansen, Mesopotamia 6, pp. 22-23, pls. 75–76 [1978]; Carroué, Orientalia NS 50, pp. 121-136 [1981]; Colbow, Rundplastik, pp. 135-36 [1987]; Braun-Holzinger, HSAO 3, p. 265, St 117 [1991]; Suter, CM 17
Author remarks:
Published collation:
CDLI no.: P232285
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001qfkk7
CDLI comments:
Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20030825 johnsonjc_rime3.1
Transliteration: cdlistaff
Translation: no translation
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Collection Information
Owner: Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Museum no.: DIA 82.064
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Acquisition history: purchased from Feuardent Frères through J.E. Géjou

Text Content:
Genre: Royal/Monumental
Sub-genre: witness
Sub-genre remarks:
Composite no.: Q001551
Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: other (see object remarks)
Material: stone: alabaster ?
Object remarks: statue, standing
Measurements (mm): 410 x ? x ?
Object preservation:
Surface preservation:
Condition description: feet broken
Join information:
Seal no.:
Seal information:
Provenience: uncertain (mod. uncertain)
Provenience remarks: some assume that it comes from illicit excavations in Girsu in 1924
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Findspot remarks:
Period: Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC)
Period remarks:
Date of Origin: Gudea.00.00.00
Dates referenced: Gudea.00.00.00
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Statue, standing

surface a
column 1
1. {d}gesztin-an-na
2. nin a-izi mu2-a
3. dam ki-ag2
4. {d}nin-gesz-zi-da-ka
column 2
1. nin-a-ni
2. gu3-de2-a
3. ensi2
4. lagasz{ki}-ke4
5. e2 gir2-su{ki}-ka-ni
6. mu-na-du3
7. alan-na-ni
column 3
1. mu-du2
2. nam-szita-e ba-gub
3. mu-sze3 mu-na-sa4
4. e2-a-ni-a
5. mu-na-ni-kux(KWU634)

surface b
1. gu3-de2-a
2. ensi2
3. lagasz{ki}
4. lu2 e2 {d}nin-gesz-zi-da
5. u3 e2 {d}gesztin-an-na-ka
6. mu-du3-a