Skip to main content

Inscribed brick: ANE.87.1930

An image of Inscribed brick

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 23




Brick, inscribed with dedication of Nebuchadnezzar II

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.08 m
Length: 0.325 m
Width: 0.325 m

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930) by Hutchinson, R. W.


Neo Babylonian
Circa -604 - -542

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: written in archaic, Old Babaylonian style which accounts from some strange readings; comment, transcription and translation by R.G. Killick 1980

  • Text: 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
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.87.1930
Primary reference Number: 87005
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.87.1930
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Inscribed brick" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-16 02:46:03

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Inscribed brick |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-16 02:46:03|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Inscribed brick"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Inscribed brick</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...