Carved figure with feathers. The king-priest, wearing a net skirt and a hat with leaves or feathers, stands before the door of a temple, symbolized by two great maces. The inscription mentions the god Ningirsu.
Made of limestone, Early Dynastic Period, circa 2700 BCE.
Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

Carved figure with feathers. The king-priest, wearing a net skirt and a hat with leaves or feathers, stands before the door of a temple, symbolized by two great maces. The inscription mentions the god Ningirsu.

Made of limestone, Early Dynastic Period, circa 2700 BCE.

Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

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