Reblogged from transomclimber
Sumerian Alabaster Figure of a Worshiper, Early Dynastic III, c. 2800-2550 BC
This example is similar to others found at the temple of Sin (phase VIII) at Khafajah, an archaeological site in Diyala Province,Iraq. It was part of the ancient Sumerian city-state of Eshnunna in central Mesopotamia. The site lies 7 miles east of Baghdad.