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Library of Ashurbanipal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    K.2314

  • Title (series)

    • Library of Ashurbanipal
  • Description

    Left-hand corner of a clay tablet, astrological forecasts taken from the observations of a star, the reverse contains part of the colophon. Neo-Assyrian.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 5.08 centimetres
    • Width: 4.76 centimetres
    • Thickness: 2.22 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
      • Inscription Comment

        14 + 10 lines of inscription.
  • Curator's comments

    Duplicate of K. 2990.

  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1891a p.432 bibliographic details
    • CDLI P394343 (http://cdli.ucla.edu/P394343) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    K.2314

  • Joined objects

Left-hand corner of a clay tablet, astrological forecasts taken from the observations of a star, the reverse contains part of the colophon. Neo-Assyrian.

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