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Cuneiform cylinder with inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II, describing the rebuilding of Ebabbar, the temple of the sun-god Shamash at Sippar

Period:
Neo-Babylonian
Date:
ca. 604–562 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Sippar (?) (modern Tell Abu Habba)
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
9 in. (22.86 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1884
Accession Number:
85.15
321614

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