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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    90237

  • Description

    Fired clay brick; Sargon II D; cuneiform inscription stamped on face in five lines.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 0.5 inches
    • Width: 0.5 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Cuneiform
      • Inscription Position

        face
      • Inscription Transliteration

        (1) {1}šárru-gi-na lugal ki-šár-ra
        (2) uru an-dù {uru}bád- šárru-gin
        (3) mu-bi bí-in-sa₄-a
        (4) é-gal-bi gaba-ri nu-tuku
        (5) šà-bi-ta mu-un-na-dím
      • Inscription Comment

        Sargon II D. Stamped inscription in five lines.
  • Curator's comments

    P – Lehmann-Haupt, Materialien p. 48 fig. 24 and p. 49 fig. 25; C – Winckler, Sargon pl. 49 no. 6; T – Pohl, RPARA 19, 250 no. 17; Tr – Luckenbill, ARAB II no. 127a; B – Borger, HKL 1, 632 and 2, 322; Pr – Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad), Kar-Ninlil/Kar-Mulissi (Karamles), and Nineveh.

  • Bibliography

    • Walker 1981a 168 bibliographic details
    • Guide 1922 p. 73 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Fair

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1848

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    90237

  • Registration number

    1848,1104.36

  • Additional IDs

    • br.130 (exhibition number)
Clay brick; Sargon II D; cuneiform inscription stamped on face in five lines.

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Clay brick; Sargon II D; cuneiform inscription stamped on face in five lines.

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