Two Babylonian cuneiform inscribed clay bricks

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Lot 96*
Two Babylonian cuneiform inscribed clay bricks

Sold for £ 2,750 (US$ 3,435) inc. premium

Antiquities

23 May 2012, 11:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

Two Babylonian cuneiform inscribed clay bricks
Circa 19th-14th Century B.C.
One inscribed for king Bur-Sîn, the other with an inscription of Kuri-Galzu, king of Babylon, recording the restoration of a temple, 8½in x 3¾in (21.5cm x 9.5cm) and 7¾in x 3¾in (19.5cm x 9.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Dr Aziz Suryal Atiya Collection, Utah, USA, 1950s.
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