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La•gashˈleɪ gæʃ(n.)

  1. an ancient Sumerian city between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, at the modern village of Telloh in SE Iraq.

    Category: Ancient History, Archaeology

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  1. Lagash

    Lagash is an ancient city located northwest of the junction of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and east of Uruk, about 22 kilometres east of the modern town of Ash Shatrah, Iraq. Lagash was one of the oldest cities of the Ancient Near East. The ancient site of Surghul/Nina is around 6 miles away. Nearby Girsu, about 25 km northwest of Al-Hiba, was the religious center of the Lagash state. Lagash's temple was E-Ninnu, dedicated to the god Ningirsu.

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