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Worship

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna

2700 BCE
Male Worshiper of Ninshubur

Male Worshiper of Ninshubur

2250 BCE
Gudea cylinders

Gudea cylinders

2125 BCE

I am Nin-jirsu. No country can bear my fierce stare, nobody escapes my outstretched arms.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder A

2125 BCE

The day was for supplication, the night was for prayer. The moonlight ... early morning, its master.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder B

2125 BCE

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