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relief / block

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    136715

  • Description

    Fragment of dark grey gypsum relief carved with four lines of cuneiform inscription on one surface, including the first three lines of the standard inscription of Ashurnasirpal II.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 9thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 14 centimetres
    • Width: 13.5 centimetres
    • Thickness: 2.3 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Cuneiform
      • Inscription Comment

        First three lines of the standard inscription of Ashurnasirpal II.
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Incomplete; part of an object only.

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1975

  • Acquisition notes

    Brought back by Dr Malan in the nineteenth century, according to old label "brought from the walls of Nineveh" by donor.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    136715

  • Registration number

    1975,1207.2

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