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Object TitleLaw Code of Hammurabi
Object Number: B1999
Current Location: Pepper Hall
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mesopotamia
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Plaster
Technique:Cast
Iconography:King
Hammurabi
Sun God
Inscription
Law
Height: 230cm
Width: 71cm
Depth: 50cm

Description

Plaster reproduction of the Law Code of Hammurabi showing king before Sun God. Original is the the Louvre, Paris.


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

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