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Library of Ashurbanipal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    K.2847

  • Title (series)

    • Library of Ashurbanipal
  • Description

    Fragment of a clay tablet, astronomical, 22 lines of inscription in 3 divisions on obverse, 22 lines in 6 divisions on reverse. Neo-Assyrian.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10.16 centimetres
    • Width: 6.98 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
  • Curator's comments

    Diviner's Manual. Study by Oppenheim in JNES 33 (1974), 197-220.

  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1891a bibliographic details
    • CDLI P394713 (http://cdli.ucla.edu/P394713) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G55/dc8

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    K.2847

  • Joined objects

Fragment of a clay tablet, astronomical, 22 lines of inscription in 3 divisions on obverse, 22 lines in 6 divisions on reverse, Neo-Assyrian. Fired : 02 MAY 68

Obverse

Fragment of a clay tablet, astronomical, 22 lines of inscription in 3 divisions on obverse, 22 lines in 6 divisions on reverse, Neo-Assyrian. Fired : 02 MAY 68

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