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tablet / cast

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2010,6022.11

  • Description

    Clay tablet with cuneiform inscription. Plaster(?) copy of an original tablet bearing an Old Babylonian royal inscription of Sin-kashid of Uruk (late 19th - early 18th century BC).

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1865BC-1084BC (original)
    • 20thC (cast)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 5.8 centimetres
    • Width: 4.3 centimetres
    • Thickness: 1.6 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
      • Inscription Language

        Sumerian
      • Inscription Translation

        Obverse
        1 Sin-kashid,
        2 mighty man,
        3 King of Uruk,
        4 King of Amnanum,
        5 the palace
        Reverse
        6 of his kingship
        7 built.
  • Curator's comments

    Duplicate of Frayne, 1990: RIME4.4.1.2.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2010

  • Acquisition notes

    The tablets in the 2010,6022. collection were acquired by Percy J. Wiseman (father of Prof. Donald J. Wiseman) during his RAF service in Iraq between 1921 and 1926.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    2010,6022.11

  • Additional IDs

    • W50
Clay tablet with cuneiform inscription. Possibly a modern copy.

Clay tablet with cuneiform inscription. Possibly a modern copy.

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