BookThunderbird brings to life a temple hymn from ancient Mesopotamia that celebrates the power and splendour of the divine House of Ningirsu, built by the Sumerian ruler Gudea. Dating back 4,000 years, the hymn describes the earliest recorded dream in history – a divine commission sent to Gudea as an...
Rey, Sebastien ; Rebet, Christine
Journal articleThis article’s aim is to present the preliminary results of the British Museum archaeological fieldwork in Tello (ancient Girsu) that took place in the autumn of 2019. Since the launch of the Iraq Scheme in 2016, we have carried out five seasons of excavations at the site, focusing mainly on...