Obelisk Art History

The Head of Hammurabi

Mesopotamia, 1790BCE
The Head of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia
The Head of Hammurabi, zoomed in
15.2 cmThe Head of Hammurabi scale comparison9.7 cm
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The Head of Hammurabi is a Mesopotamian Diorite Sculpture created in 1790BCE. It lives at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Busts.

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