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Brick, inscribed with dedication of Nebuchadnezzar II

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An image of Architectural element. Brick, inscribed with dedication of Nebuchadnezzar II. Find Spot: Babylon, Iraq. Clay, depth 0.08 m, length 0.325 m, width 0.325 m, c. 604-542 BC. Neo Babylonian. Notes: inscription: d Nabu(AG)-Kudur-(NIG.DU)ri-usur(SES) Sar (LUGAL) Ba-bi-i-lu ki za-ni-in E.SAG.ILA u E.ZI.DAU maru (DUMU) a-Sa-ri-du Sa d Nabu (AG)-apal (IBILA)-usur (SES) Sar (LUGAL) Ba-bi-i--lu ki; written in archaic, Old Babaylonian style which accounts from some strange readings; comment, transcription and translation by R.G. Killick 1980.

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Architectural element. Brick, inscribed with dedication of Nebuchadnezzar II. Find Spot: Babylon, Iraq. Clay, depth 0.08 m, length 0.325 m, width 0.325 m, c. 604-542 BC. Neo Babylonian. Notes: inscription: d Nabu(AG)-Kudur-(NIG.DU)ri-usur(SES) Sar (LUGAL) Ba-bi-i-lu ki za-ni-in E.SAG.ILA u E.ZI.DAU maru (DUMU) a-Sa-ri-du Sa d Nabu (AG)-apal (IBILA)-usur (SES) Sar (LUGAL) Ba-bi-i--lu ki; written in archaic, Old Babaylonian style which accounts from some strange readings; comment, transcription and translation by R.G. Killick 1980.

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  • Accession Number: ANE.87.1930
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
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  • Image width: 1019 pixels
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7th Century 8th Century antiquity architectural element Babylonian brick clay dedication Fitz_ANT inscribed inscriptions Iraqi language Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar II Neo-Babylonian texts writing written

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