Hammurabi and Shamash

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by Fritz-Milkau
published on 26 April 2012

Hammurabi (standing), depicted as receiving his royal insignia from Shamash. Hammurabi holds his hands over his mouth as a sign of prayer (relief on the upper part of the stele of Hammurabi's code of laws).

The upper part of the stela of Hammurapis' code of laws.

Fritz-Milkau-Dia-Sammlung, erstellt in der Photographischen Werkstatt der Preu├čischen Staatsbibliothek von 1926-1933.



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