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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    98068

  • Description

    Half-sized fired clay brick; Shalmaneser III G; cuneiform inscription on face in five lines.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 858BC-824BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 13 inches
    • Width: 12 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Cuneiform
      • Inscription Position

        face
      • Inscription Transliteration

        (1) {1d}šùl-ma-nu-MAŠ šárru GAL-ú
        (2) šárru dan-nu šar₄ ŠÙ šar₄ {kur}AŠ
        (3) A {1}AŠ-PAP-A šárru GAL-ú
        (4) šárru dan-nu šar₄ ŠÚ šar₄ {kur}AŠ
        (5) A {1}TUKUL-MAŠ šar₄ ŠÚ šar₄ {kur}AŠ-ma
        (6) ri-ṣip-tú U₆.NIR
        (7) šá {uru}kal-hi
      • Inscription Comment

        Shalmaneser III G. Inscription in five lines.
  • Curator's comments

    P – 1922 Guide pl. xxvii; C – Layard, ICC 78 B; T – Michel, WO 1, 386; Tr – Luckenbill, ARAB I no. 711-712; B _ EAK 2, 96f.; Pr – Kalhu (Nimrud).

  • Bibliography

    • Walker 1981a 159 bibliographic details
    • Guide 1922 p.72 bibliographic details
    • Grayson, RIMA 3 RIM.A.0.102.111.9 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Fair

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1903

  • Acquisition notes

    Budge's Report to Trustees says that Layard presented this collection to the Guildhall but no. 7 (BM.98069) belonged to Colonel Taylor, Madras Calvalry so perhaps did the others.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    98068

  • Registration number

    1903,1012.6

Half-sized clay brick; Shalmaneser III G; cuneiform inscription on face in five lines.

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Half-sized clay brick; Shalmaneser III G; cuneiform inscription on face in five lines.

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