Votive cone

Clay nail

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

This cone was inscribed and placed in a temple for Inanna and Dumuzi,  rebuilt by Enmetena.  It is probable that this cone was excavated in Bad-tibira, which was an ancient Sumerian city in what is now modern-day southern Iraq.

FLP unnumbered cone


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