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Ancient Mari Artefacts - Louvre Museum - Pictures & Images





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MuseoPics on line photos of Mari Sculpture exhibited at the Louvre Museum Paris. Photos against a warm art background. This picture gallery shows the gypsum, schist, shells and lapis lazuli statue of Ebih-Il, early Dynastic; Shakkanakku (military governor) of the ancient city-state of Mari in present day eastern Syria, dating from circa 2340 BC or from the Akkadian period of rule Circa 2250 BC.. The statue carries a cuneiform inscription in Akkadian. Excavated from; the temple of Ishtar at...
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