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The Story of Gilgamesh and Aga

The Story of Gilgamesh and Aga

This literary text narrates the war between Gilgamesh (king of Uruk) and Aga (the last king of the first dynasty Kish).

The Epic of Gilgamesh mentioned that Aga had besieged Uruk. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq.

Old-Babylonian period, 2000-1500 BCE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.