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Terracotta cylinder with cuneiform writing.

Provenance

By 1946: with Mrs. Herbert D. Ward, Wellesley; 1948: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Herbert D. Ward.* (Accession date: November 14, 1946) * Three objects, 46.1136-1138, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 600 B.C.

Object Place

Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .101 D. .054

Accession Number

46.1137

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

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Collections

The Ancient World

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