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Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

Menil

Votive Figure, 2900-2300 BCE
Inscription added later, possibly 18th-20th century: Eannatum, viceroy of Lagash, son of Ayakurgal
Early Dynastic
Iraq or Syria
Alabaster, lapis lazuli, mother of pearl, copper alloy, and carbon black zinc oxide
12 × 4 ½ × 4 in. (30.5 × 11.4 × 10.2 cm)
3-D Object/Sculpture
1983-136 DJ