Mesopotamian Cuneiform Foundation Cone

13849. Mesopotamian Cuneiform Foundation Cone

Old Babylonian Period (circa 1900-1700 B.C.)

Inscribed in Sumerian cuneiform with a palace dedication inscription of King Sin-Kashid of Uruk (1865-1833 B.C.), the text known as Sin-Kashid E4.4.1.3

Size cone 50 mm (h) x 25 mm

Ex NY private Collection Acq Christie’s NY Sale 1769, The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck 1960s Collection, June 27-28th 2006, lot 1 part.


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