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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    AN ASSYRIAN CLAY CUNEIFORM FRAGMENTARY BRICK

    REIGN OF ADAD-NIRARI I, CIRCA 1305-1274 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ASSYRIAN CLAY CUNEIFORM FRAGMENTARY BRICK
    REIGN OF ADAD-NIRARI I, CIRCA 1305-1274 B.C.
    With four line inscription reading "Palace of Adad-nirari, king of the world, son of Arik-den-ili, king of Assyria", mounted
    12½ in. (32 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Swiss private collection: acquired from Charles Ede Ltd, London, 1978.