Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere), Neo-Assyrian. The reverse is uninscribed.

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K.8538

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Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere), Neo-Assyrian. The reverse is uninscribed.

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  • Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere), Neo-Assyrian. The reverse is uninscribed.

    Obverse

  • Part of a circular clay tablet (planisphere), astrolabe (for making mathematical calculations), neo-Assyrian.

    Full: Front

  • Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere), Neo-Assyrian. The reverse is uninscribed.

    Full: Front

  • Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere), Neo-Assyrian. The reverse is uninscribed.

    Obverse

  • Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere); the reverse is uninscribed; restored from fragments and incomplete; partly accidentally vitrified in antiquity during the destruction of the place where it was found.

    Full: Front

  • Part of a circular clay tablet with depictions of constellations (planisphere); the reverse is uninscribed; restored from fragments and incomplete; partly accidentally vitrified in antiquity during the destruction of the place where it was found.

    Full: Front