Votive cone

Clay cone

Early Dynastic IIIa, Enmetena (or Entemena, c. 2403-2375 B.C.E.)

This cone commemorates a building’s construction by Enmetena. It  would have been placed in the walls or foundation of the building.

FLP 2631.2


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