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Cuneiform cylinder: inscription of Ashurbanipal describing restorations of the city wall and gates at Borsippa

Period: Neo-Assyrian
Date: ca. 668–627 B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
Culture: Assyrian
Medium: Clay
Dimensions: 4.25 x 2.5 x 1.25 in. (10.8 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line: Purchase, 1886
Accession Number: 86.11.51

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