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Babylonian cuneiform brick with Inscription of

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Description
Part of a Babylonian cuneiform brick with Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II, c. 604 - 562 BC, the text neatly incised in three horizontal rows is part of brick inscription no. 39 which in its entirety reads - Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, who provides for the Esagil Temple and the Ezida Temple, first-born son of Nabu-apla-ussur, king of Babylon. Brick inscription Nbk no. 39, known from many exemplars, see CBF Walker, Cuneiform Brick Inscriptions in the British Museum, … (1981), p. 80-1. They are found at a number of cities in Babylonia. H: 3 in (7.5cm), W: 6 in (15.4cm). Ex Maine private collection
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Babylonian cuneiform brick with Inscription of

Estimate $1,200 - $1,500
Nov 08, 2015
Starting Price $600
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Est. $1,200 - $1,500Starting Price $600
Antiquities Auction 45: Discovery Sale
Sun, Nov 08, 2015 01:00 PM
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Lot 0100 Details

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Part of a Babylonian cuneiform brick with Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II, c. 604 - 562 BC, the text neatly incised in three horizontal rows is part of brick inscription no. 39 which in its entirety reads - Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, who provides for the Esagil Temple and the Ezida Temple, first-born son of Nabu-apla-ussur, king of Babylon. Brick inscription Nbk no. 39, known from many exemplars, see CBF Walker, Cuneiform Brick Inscriptions in the British Museum, … (1981), p. 80-1. They are found at a number of cities in Babylonia. H: 3 in (7.5cm), W: 6 in (15.4cm). Ex Maine private collection
Condition
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The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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