<em>Fragment of Inscription of Ashur-Nasir-Pal</em>, 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)

Fragment of Inscription of Ashur-Nasir-Pal

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:9th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.2 x 1.6 x 13.6 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1603E

Image: CUR.37.1603E_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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