A Sumerian cuneiform foundation brick
Lot 163
A Sumerian cuneiform foundation brick
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
Auction Details
A cuneiform brick
Lot Details
A Sumerian cuneiform foundation brick
Third Dynasty of Ur, 2047-1982 B.C.
With impressed rectangular inscription on two sides, 10¼in x 10¼in (26.5cm x 26.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    French private collection, Monsieur A.C., given as a gift in the 1970s.
    Accompanied by an authentication certificate, from Jean-Loup Despras, dated 24 September 1985.
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