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Head of a Man, possibly King Lugal‑Dalou

ca. 2575–2525 B.C.

Alabaster with lapis-lazuli inlay

2 9/16 × 1 3/4 in. (6.6 × 4.5 cm)
Gift of John H. Denison, B.A. 1955
2019.96.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Sumerian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection Ada (Mrs. William H) S. Moore, 1940s

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