Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm


Object Number:B16106
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Credit Line:Gift of John H. Haynes, Babylonian Expedition III, 1896


Terracotta "Squeeze". King Nabonidus took an impression or squeeze from a stone original of the King Shar-kali-sharri.Nabonidus then wrote his own account of finding it on the back.

CBS Register: baked clay tablet of shape (sketch). sixth century BC. obverse: impress of inscription of Sargon I. Rev: Label of Neo-bbyl scribe "Nabu-..."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 139View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ousterhout, Robert G., and Holod, Renata. 2011. Osman Hamdi Bey & the Americans / Osman Hamdi Bey ve Amerikalilar.. Istanbul. : Page/Fig./Plate: 378View Objects related to this

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.