Neo-Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet: Dedicatory Inscription

1913.14.1729

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Neo-Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet: Dedicatory Inscription   (1913.14.1729)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Uruk
Period/Date Neo-Babylonian, 7th - 6th century BC
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 12.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.3 cm
Weight 314 g
Measuring Remarks 16 pieces and dust. Measurements of the 3 largest pieces.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Reddish Orange (10R 6/6) Yellowish White (10YR 9/1.5)

Research Remarks

Published Description

Published description and context about this inscription including transliteration and translation in The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, Babylonian Periods, Volume 2, Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC), by Grant Frame, University of Toronto Press, Canada, 1995. 1995P.0026, copy of relevant pages in object files, publications files and request log files. JLW, 4/10/2006 Published description and context of this inscription including transliteration and drawings of tablet in "An Inscription of Simbar-sihu" in Journal of Cuneiform Studies, Vol. 19. No. 4 (1965) pp 121-135, by Albrecht Goetze.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Goetze, Albrecht. "An Inscription of Simbar-sihu." Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 19:4(1965): 121-135. "[Book review of E. Porada and B. Buchanan, Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in N. American Collec., vol. 1: The Collec. of the Pierpont Morgan Lib.] ," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 4 (1950) 155-162. Goetze, Albrecht. "Sin-iddinam of Larsa: New Tablets from His Reign," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 4 (1950) 83-118. This article publishes thirteen Old Babylonian texts from the WHM collection in hand-copy and mentions fifteen more. ______. "An Old Babylonian Itinerary," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 7 (1953) 51-72. _____. "Remarks on the Old Babylonian Itinerary," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 18/4 (1964), pp. 114-119. Hallo, William W. "The Road to Emar," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 18/3 (1964). pp. 57-88. Cuneiform Documents from the Chaldean and Persian Periods by Ronald H. Sack, 1994 Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC), by Grant Frame, 1995 The Daily Illini. "UI receives new translation grant." March 24, 1972. 1972P.0026

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Edgar J. Banks Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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