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Tablet of Sin-Kashid
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Tablet of Sin-Kashid


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This clay tablet has a cuneiform inscription on two faces and a building inscription of Sin-Kashid of Uruk. This tablet bears the same inscription as 48.1804, a cone of Sin-Kashid.
Provenance Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Translation from composite text of Cuneiform Digital Library RIME 4.04.01.02] Sin-kashid, / the mighty man, / king of Uruk, / king of Amnanum, / his palace / of kingship / he built. [https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272908]
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Period
1865-1833 BCE (Old Babylonian)
Medium
clay, impressed
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1805
Measurements
H: 2 3/8 x W: 1 7/8 in. (6 x 4.7 cm)
Geography
  • Iraq, Uruk (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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