ahis_notes_kingsgods2

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Votive plaque of king Ur-nanshe, king of Lagash, limestone, found at Telloh,  c. 2500 BCE Composite View Hierarchy of scale (King is larger than the others) Lack of features (each person is labeled/tagged). Exaggeration of the Eyes (Non-Naturalistic Representation) Scene is divided into separate registers “Ur-Nanshe, king of Lagash, son of Gunidu, built the temple of Ningirsu; he  built the temple of Nanshe; he built Apsubanda”
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Stele of the Vultures (Victory Stele of Eannatum of Lagash), white  limestone, fr. Girsu, c. 2460 BCE – dedication to God. The winged feature is significant – it identifies the god as Ningirsu Historical narrative, representation of a king as he heads his army with  shields, helmets and spears (all united behind the king). There are corpses being trampled on under the foot of the army.
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