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Votive cone with cuneiform inscription of Sin-Kashid

Period:
Old Babylonian
Date:
ca. mid-19th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Uruk (modern Warka)
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
Top: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.) End: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Total: 5.2 cm (2 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Coe, 1957
Accession Number:
57.16.7
Not on view
Before 1915, Yale Babylonian Collection; 1915, purchased by Walter B. James from Yale University through Albert T. Clay; collection of Walter B. James (until d. 1927); acquired by the Museum in 1957, gift of Mrs. Henry E. Coe, daughter of Walter B. James, New York.
Spar, Ira. 1988. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume I: Tablets, Cones, and Bricks of the Third and Second Millennia B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, p. 158, pl. 119.
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