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Letter of Grand Priest Luenna-AO 4238  wikidata:Q62108941 reasonator:Q62108941 
Artist
Unknown artist
Letter of Grand Priest Luenna-AO 4238
Title
Letter of Grand Priest Luenna-AO 4238
label QS:Len-gb,"Letter of Grand Priest Luenna-AO 4238"
label QS:Len,"Letter of Grand Priest Luenna-AO 4238"
label QS:Lfr,"Lettre du grand-prêtre Lu'enna-AO 4238"
Object type clay tablet / item of collection or exhibition / archaeological artifact Edit this at Wikidata
Description
English: Letter sent by the high-priest Lu’enna to the king of Lagash (maybe Urukagina), informing him of his son's death in combat. w:Clay tablet, c. 2400 BC, found in Telloh (ancient Girsu).
Français : Lettre du grand-prêtre Lu’enna au roi de Lagash (peut-être Urukagina) l'informant de la mort de son fils au combat. Terre cuite, v. 2400 av. J.-C., trouvé à Tello (ancienne Girsu).
Date circa 2400 BC
date QS:P,-2400-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
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Medium clay
medium QS:P186,Q42302
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Dimensions H. 7.8 cm (3 in.), W. 7.8 cm (3 in.), D. 2.2 cm (¾ in.)
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Current location
Department of Oriental Antiquities, Richelieu, ground floor, room 1a
Accession number
AO 4238
Credit line From the excavations supervised by Gaston Cros, 1904
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 9732
Authority control
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2005)

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Letter sent by the high-priest Lu’enna to the king of Lagash (maybe Urukagina), informing him of his son's death in combat. Clay tablet, c. 2400 BC, found in Telloh (ancient Girsu)

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