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IMAGE number
TRK2653854
Title
Limestone kudurru of Meli-Shipak, Kassite Dynasty, Babylon
Location
British Museum, London, UK
Description
Mesopotamian Art. Kassite Dynasty. Limestone kudurru. Four-sided block with conical top. Right side. The text contains a deed of gift recording a grant of fifty 'gur' of corn-land in the province of Bit-Pir'-Amurri by Meli-Shipak to Khasardu, the son of Sume. Cuneiform script. It comes from Sippar. 1186-1172 B.C. British Museum. London. United Kingdom.
Photo credit
Tarker / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
carving / carved / 12th Century B.C. / ancient age / Art / Babylon / babylonian / boundary / cuneiform / cuneiform script / document / gift / grant / History / inscribed / Kassite Dynasty / Khasardu / king / Kudurru / land / legal / limestone / Meli-Shipak / Meli-Shipak II / Mesopotamia / Mesopotamian / relief / sculpted / sculpture / Sippar / stone / writing
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