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Door Socket

Object Number:29-19-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: beneath the rooms of the temple on the SE side of the Ziggurat
Period: Sargon
Date Made: 2334-2279
Early Date: 2334
Late Date: 2279
Height: 23.5 cm
Length: 40 cm
Width: 62 cm
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896


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


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011) View Objects in Exhibition

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