Brick

B10278

From: Iraq | Babylon

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B10278
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Babylon
Period Neo-Babylonian
Date Made 605-562 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Clay
Technique Stamped
Inscription Language Akkadian Language
Description

Complete. Stamp inscribed twice on obverse.

CBS Register: Babylon? Baked brick, 3 lines of Old Baby and 1 "Aramanean" stamp. Nebuchadnezzar

Behrens: Nebukadnezar II 40 (Walker Brick Inscriptions Nr. 101)

PBS XIV: Aramaic stamp on a brick of Nebuchadnezar II, BC 604-541, with a Babylonian name in Aramaic letters.

“nabu-nar”

and a cuneiform inscription in three lines in the usual form “Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, restore of Esagila and Ezida, eldest son of Nabopolassar king of Babylon…”

Brick from Babylon.

Height 8.5 cm
Length 33 cm
Width 33 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number PBS XIV: 1095 - Other Number | D8 no. 273 - Other Number | P265513 - CDLI Number

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