- Museum number
Part of body of translucent white and yellow-brown calcite jar with banding cut horizontally: an Egyptian vessel with part of an engraved Egyptian hieroglyphic inscription with name and title of "Xerxes Great King" enclosed in a vertical cartouche; exterior polished.
- Production date
Height: 5.80 centimetres (extant)
Height: 8.90 centimetres (on polished stone base)
Height: 6.50 centimetres
Thickness: 2.90 centimetres (on polished stone base)
Thickness: 0.80 centimetres
Width: 2.80 centimetres (on polished stone base)
Width: 2.50 centimetres
- Inscription subject
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
1995-2005, 17 Nov-Dec, BM, G52/IRAN/8, no.8
Persian Room, wall-case [WC] 15, top shelf
Babylonian & Assyrian Room, wall-cases 28-29 (1900 Guide)
- Fair; incomplete; part of body only.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number