Temple Gog


Temple Gog


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Museum replica | cold cast bronze + mussel chalk | handmade | total height 10 cm


Temple Gog

The artists of the ancient Near East have always been fond of animals, they considered that the elemental forces adequately symbolized as a man. This watchdog was to make a sacrifice to the goddess Ninisina; the dedication says that ‘the ecstatic priest and the great singer Abba-duga’ ordered to carve it as an intercessory offering for the king of Ur.
Original: Musée du Louvre, Paris. Sumero-Akkadian, Isin period, 19th century BC, bronze.

Polymer ars mundi museum replica, cast by hand, with a bronzed surface. Height with the mussel chalk plinth 10 cm.

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