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Door Socket

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Object Number:
29-19-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Akkadian
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Archaeology Area:
beneath the rooms of the temple on the SE side of the Ziggurat
Period:
Sargon
Date Made:
2334-2279
Early Date:
2334
Late Date:
2279
Section:
Babylonian
Materials:
Diorite
Description:
Diorite door socket of the temple, inscribed to the name of Shar-gali-sharri, son of Dati-Enlil, King of Agade [catalogue card] Reidentified inscription: Sargon I of Akkad - E. Liechty 9/92.
Height:
23.5cm
Length:
40cm
Width:
62cm
Credit Line:
Babylonian Expedition III to Nippur

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)
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