Category Archives: Fara

Fragment of lexical text

Clay tablet Early Dynastic IIIa (Fara), Enmetena (or Entemena, c. 2403-2375 B.C.E.) This tablet was written during the reign of Enmetena. Enmetena was responsible for a number of building projects during the Early Dynastic period, as is evidenced by the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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