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COMPASS Image Caption: Other side of cylinder

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  • COMPASS Title: Cylinder of Nabonidus

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  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Head of a clay architectural cone inscribed in two columns, each with seventeen lines, of inscription;.

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  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front

  • Clay foundation cylinder of Nabonidus; Nabonidus was a king with a particular interest in ancient traditions; this document records the pious reconstruction of temples to the Moon god at Harran and to the sun god and the goddess Anunitum at Sippar; during the work at Sippar, inscriptions of the older kings Naram Sin and Shagarakti Shuriash were discovered, and Nabonidus offers dates for them considerably exaggerating their age; 3cols; 53 + 65 + 51 ll.

    Full: Front