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or Tel·lo

  1. a village in SE Iraq, between the lower Tigris and Euphrates: site of the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash.
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Historical Examples

  • Telloh, excavations, 11;temple records and legal documents, 165.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

    Morris Jastrow

  • The find was similar to that made by Sarzec at Telloh; (see Figs. 16 and 17).

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • The foundation of the building goes back to an earlier period than the ruins of Telloh.

  • The Telloh tablets appear to be largely lists of offerings made to the temples at Lagash, and temple accounts.

  • Much of our knowledge of the history of early Babylonia is derived from material found at Telloh.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton