A Mesopotamian cuneiform inscribed clay brick
Lot 340*
A Mesopotamian cuneiform inscribed clay brick
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium
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A Mesopotamian cuneiform inscribed clay brick
Neo-Babylonian, circa 600-550 B.C.
Inscribed for Nebhchadenasser III, king of Babylon, Provisioner of Esagil and Ezida, prime son of Nabopolassar, recording the restoration of the temple of Shamash in Larsa, 8in x 5¼in (20cm x 13.5cm), framed

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  • Provenance:
    Victor Gulotta Collection, Massachusetts.
    Bonhams, 13 October 2006, lot 427.
    Accompanied by a copy of a statement of authenticity from the Celtic and Prehistoric Museum of Ireland.
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