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cylinder

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    K.1694

  • Description

    Fragment of a clay barrel cylinder, 13 lines of inscription, probably remains of an inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II, Late Babylonian.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 6.4 centimetres (incomplete)
    • Width: 6.4 centimetres
    • Thickness: 3.1 centimetres (incomplete)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
      • Inscription Comment

        Only the beginnings of 13 very clearly written Babylonian lines are left, which are separated from each other by division-rules, and form the left halves of a middle, or right hand column.
  • Curator's comments

    Lines 4 f. contain the same expressions as the East India House Inscription, Column II, lines 13 ff., and 85, 4-30, 1, Column I, line 20 f.

  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1889a p.334 bibliographic details
    • CDLI P393983 (http://cdli.ucla.edu/P393983) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    K.1694


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