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Object Number:B9424
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Palmyra
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition Purchase, 1891
Other Number:PBS XIV: 1025 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Object in clay (medal, stuck in memory of the dead?) with inscription.

PBS XIV: Round clay tessera from Palmyra, 20 x 20 x 3 ½ mm. Acquired, 1891. The face has an amphora between a pitcher and a basket below a star with a crown of two laurel branches around. The reverse has a necklace of twin beads in lent form alternation with a rhomb around a name. “Bel protects.”


Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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