- Museum number
Black steatite tablet; 8 ll. incised cuneiform inscription; polished surfaces.
- Production date
Height: 11.20 centimetres
Thickness: 2.50 centimetres
Width: 7 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This was found buried as part of a foundation ddeposit with a peg-shaped figure (BM 118605). The text describes the construction of a temple by Shulgi, a king of the Third Dynasty of Ur. The white infilling in the signs is modern.
- On display (G56/dc10)
- Exhibition history
2013 - 2014 22 June - 6 Jan, Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, 'Mesopotamia, Inventing Our World'
2013: 30 Jan-13 May, Museum of History, Hong Kong, 'The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia'
2012: 4 May-7 Oct, Melbourne Museum, 'The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia'
2011 28 March-26 June, Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, 'Splendours of Mesopotamia'
2000, Barcelona, 'Foundation of the City'
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Excavation/small finds number: U.6157 (excavation number)