Uruk, Babylonia (Warka, Iraq) 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 E22.214.171.124
Size 5 cm H. x 2. 5 cm W.
Translation: Sîn-ka id, mighty man, king of Uruk, king of the Amnanum (tribe), provider of Eanna (= the temple of the goddess Inanna-Ishtar at Uruk), built his royal palace.
Ex NY private Collection, acquired at Christie's NY Sale 1769, The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck (1893-1967) Collection, June 27-28th 2006, lot 1 part.
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