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Inscriptions in thirteen columns, divided around middle by deep incision. From Tel Amran. S.L.3.

Provenance

By 1897: Count Michael Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 240 (said to have been found in 1897 at Tell Amran); 1898: with Edward Perry Warren ; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian,

Object Place

Babylon

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.695

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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