Fragment of Inscription of Ashur-Nasir-Pal
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
9th century B.C.E.
1 5/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.2 x 1.6 x 13.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Fragment of Inscription of Ashur-Nasir-Pal, 9th century B.C.E. Limestone, 1 5/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.2 x 1.6 x 13.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1603E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1603E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Fragment of gypseous alabaster bearing parts of two lines of a cuneiform inscription.
1) the name of the city Til-zab-dani [TIL] sha za ab da [NI]
2) “peoples of my dominion I have reckoned” Nishe mati- ia am Nu
The fragment is roughly rectangular. The bottom, left end, and rear surface are fairly straight and show the marks of a chisel. The top and right ends are less regular, and are chipped.
Condition: Part of inscription chipped away; otherwise good.
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