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Object TitleLaw Code of Hammurabi
Object Number:B1999
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mesopotamia
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Plaster
Technique:Cast
Iconography:King
Hammurabi
Sun God
Inscription
Law
Height: 230 cm
Width: 71 cm
Depth: 50 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. S. C. Hilprecht, 1909

Description

CBS Register: cast. Code of Hammurabi with king before sungod. Original in the Louvre, Paris.

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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