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Library of Ashurbanipal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    K.8532

  • Title (series)

    • Library of Ashurbanipal
  • Description

    Fragment of a clay tablet, dynastic chronicle, 13 + 3 lines of inscription. Late Babylonian. Fragment from the middle. Fragment of a Babylonian chronicle concerning the early Babylonian kings, their dynasties and reigns.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 12.06 centimetres
    • Width: 8.25 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
  • Curator's comments

    Part of K.11261 Part of K.11624 Part of 1881,0727.117

  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1893a bibliographic details
    • CDLI P357116 (http://cdli.ucla.edu/P357116) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    1999 2 Feb-18 Jul, Germany, Mannheim, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Von Babylon Bis Jerusalem: Die Welt der altorientalischen Konigsstadte

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    K.8532

  • Joined objects

Parts of a clay tablet, dynastic chronicle, Late Babylonian.

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Parts of a clay tablet, dynastic chronicle, Late Babylonian.

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