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Tablet

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Object Number:
B16106
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Section:
Babylonian
Materials:
Terracotta
Description:
Terracotta "Squeeze". King Nabonidus took an impression or squeeze from a stone original of the King Shar-kali-sharri.Nabonidus then wrote his own account of finding it on the back.
CBS Register: baked clay tablet of shape (sketch). sixth century BC. obverse: impress of inscription of Sargon I. Rev: Label of Neo-bbyl scribe "Nabu-..."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 139
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[Book] Holod, Renata & Ousterhout, Robert G. 2011. Osman Hamdi Bey & the Americans / Osman Hamdi Bey ve Amerikalilar. : Page/Fig./Plate: 378
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