Limestone statue of Sumerian man 
The man posture and position of his hands indicate that he is a pious man. He is a priest or perhaps a god. 
Sumerian, 3000 - 2500 BC 
Found in the ancient temple of Khafaje, northeast of the modern city Baghdad. 
Source: Worcester Art Museum

Limestone statue of Sumerian man 

The man posture and position of his hands indicate that he is a pious man. He is a priest or perhaps a god. 

Sumerian, 3000 - 2500 BC 

Found in the ancient temple of Khafaje, northeast of the modern city Baghdad. 

Source: Worcester Art Museum

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    Estatua de piedra caliza de un hombre sumerio. La posición de sus manos indica piedad: podría tratarse de un sacerdote o...
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    Make me think of prophet Ibrahim peace be upon him
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    This reminds me of a dvar Torah someone shared at a yontif meal I was at in Akkadian
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