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Library of Ashurbanipal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    DT.273

  • Title (series)

    • Library of Ashurbanipal
  • Description

    Fragment of a clay tablet, astrological omens, 5 lines of inscription, Neo-Assyrian. Portion of the left half, part of a text containing astrological forecasts for the month Addar, concerning eclipses. Colophon in ink.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 6.66 centimetres
    • Width: 6.66 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1896a bibliographic details
    • Reade 1986d fig.2 bibliographic details
    • CDLI P399067 (http://cdli.ucla.edu/P399067) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    DT.273

  • Joined objects

Part of a clay tablet, 8 lines of inscription, neo-Assyrian.

Part of a clay tablet, 8 lines of inscription, neo-Assyrian.

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