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Stela

Relief

Object Number:B9556
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Locus: near enclosing wall of temple area
Date Made: c. 2500 BC
Early Date: -2600
Late Date: -2400
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Diorite
Technique:Inscribed
Credit Line:Gift of Hermann V. Hilprecht, Expedition to Nippur III, 1896

Description

Inscribed, in diorite (statue?), 2 columns. "Found near enclosing wall of temple area, of letter of Nov. 9, 1895.

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