Neo-Babylonian building brick by Unknown Artist

Brick inscribed in Babylonian cuneiform script; 'Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, provider for Esagil and Ezida, first born son of Nabopolassar, King of Babylon'.

Details

Dimensions:
33 x 33 x 8 cm
Acquired in:
1964
Bequeathed by:
A V Hammond through The Art Fund

Part of a gift of seven works donated by Miss A V Hammond through the Art Fund to the British Museum in 1964. Currently missing from the collection.

Provenance

Miss A.V.Hammond.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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