Foundation deposit of Warad-Sin of Larsa

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Isin-Larsa Period
2017–1763 B.C.


Findspot: Iraq

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 14.2 x 7.67 x 2.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

41.814

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Foundation deposit in the form of a plano-convex brick with Sumerian cuneiform inscription. 21 lines on convex side and 20 lines on flat side.

Provenance

By 1941: E. S. David collection, Long Island City, NY; 1941: purchased by the MFA from E. S. David for $400.

(Accession Date: November 13, 1941)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund