Cuneiform cylinder: inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II describing his work on Ebabbar, the temple of the sun-god Shamash at Sippar

Period: Neo-Babylonian
Date: ca. 604–562 B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Sippar (modern Tell Abu Habba)
Culture: Babylonian
Medium: Clay
Dimensions: 2 x 4.13 x 1.12 in. (5.08 x 10.46 x 2.85 cm)
Classification: Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line: Purchase, 1886
Accession Number: 86.11.57

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