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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy foundation figure of a man with tapering shirt, his arms supporting a basket on his head, his lower limbs tapering to a point. Inscription of 35 lines in 2 columns - dedication of temple of Inanna of Zabalam by Warad-Sin.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1834BC-1823BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 27.9 centimetres
    • Width: 9.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

        35 lines in 2 columns, dedication of temple of Inanna of Zabalam by Warad-Sin; his father, Kudur-Mabuk of Emtubal, is named beside him in the text.
  • Bibliography

    • King, CT 21 31, 32 bibliographic details
    • Budge E A W 1922a p.86 (illus), 87 bibliographic details
    • Saggs 1995a p.96, fig.55 bibliographic details
    • van Buren E D 1931a pl. XIII, fig. 25 bibliographic details
    • Frayne, RIME 4 RIM.E. bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G56/dc22

  • Exhibition history


    Babylonian Room, table-case C

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number



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