3851. CUNEIFORM TERRACOTTA TABLET, CA. 1820 B.C. LARSA, MESOPOTAMIA This tablet documents in detail the worship of the sungod, Utu/Shamash, the patron god of the city of Larsa as well as Ninsianna, the Venus star, and the other gods of the pantheon of the ancient Babylonians living in the time of Abraham.
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