University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B4711
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Akkadian
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Old Babylonian
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Letter
Other NumberPBS XIV: 324a - Other Number

Description

An Akkadian letter from a man named Ibi-ilum to Shu-ili.
PBS XIV: Two Gilgamesh in front face attack two rampant human beaded bisons. Streams of blood flow around the left bison. Two lions attack a rampant ibex. There is a squat monkey between them.
Seal impress. on the envelope of a letter of Ibi-ilum to Gimil-ili before the time of Hammurabi.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians. Volume XIV.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 141View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Holod, Renata & Ousterhout, Robert G. 2011. Osman Hamdi Bey & the Americans / Osman Hamdi Bey ve Amerikalilar. : Page/Fig./Plate: 377View Objects cited in this Publication

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