From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Number CBS4711
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Akkadian
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Period Old Babylonian Period
Date Made 1900-1600 BCE
Section Babylonian
Materials Clay
Iconography Letter

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.

Length 6.8 cm
Width 4.2 cm
Thickness 1.5 cm
Credit Line Babylonian Expedition Fund Purchase, 1888-1891
Other Number P260980 - CDLI Number | B4711 - Old Museum Number | CBS 04711 - Other Number | PBS XIV: 324a - Other Number

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