Door Socket


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Number 29-19-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Akkadian
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Archaeology Area beneath the rooms of the temple on the SE side of the Ziggurat
Period Old Akkadian Period
Date Made 2334-2279
Section Babylonian
Materials Diorite

Diorite door socket of the temple, inscribed to the name of Shar-kali-sharri, son of Dati-Enlil, King of Agade [catalogue card]


Height 23.5 cm
Length 40 cm
Width 62 cm
Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896

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