University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16106
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Terracotta

Description

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 139View 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: 378View Objects cited in this Publication

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