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a village in SE Iraq, between the lower Tigris and Euphrates: site of the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash.
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parallels of a close-mouthed head of a lion modeled in the round include a stone mace-head from Tel Agrab decorated with projecting lion heads, a stone base from Susa, and from Telloh (ancient Girsu) the mace-head belonging to Gudea (ca.
But before leaving Baghdad, Banks became a dealer in antiquities, purchasing cuneiform tablets for a song from Arabs digging at Telloh and other sites.
This gives the impression of having been revised hastily by Steinkeller at the appearance of the reviewer's study, "The Sargonic Victory Stele from Telloh," Iraq 47 (1985): 15-30, with plates II-IV, which was prepared without the knowledge that the relevant stones were scheduled for treatment in the legendary kudurru volume, inasmuch as they are not kudurrus even in Gelb's use of the word.