Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Babylon

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B10
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Persian | Elamite | Babylonian | Egyptian
Provenience Iraq | Babylon
Period Achaemenid Period
Date Made 547-331 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster
Iconography Xerxes
Inscription Language Akkadian Language | Persian Language | Elamite Language | Egyptian Language | Babylonian Language | Hieroglyphic

Large vase, alabaster, Royal inscription; LB, historical

CBS Register: Large alabaster vase, with quadrilingual inscription. Xerxes.

Large alabaster vase with quadrilingual inscription in Persian, Elamite, Babylonian and Egyptian hieroglyphs. The incription reads "Xerxes, The Great King"

Height 24.8 cm
Outside Diameter 13.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Joseph Shemtob, London; subscription of E. W. Clark, et. al., 1888
Other Number JS 2 - Dealer's Number | P257575 - CDLI Number

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