Araire kassite



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English: Plough, detail of the kudurru of king Meli-Shipak II (1186–1172 BC) (land grant to Marduk-apal-iddina I. Kassite period, taken to Susa in the 12th century BC as spoils of war.
Français : Araire à versoir, détail d'un kudurru de Meli-Shipak II commémorant un don de terres à son fils Marduk-apla-iddina. Période kassite, emporté à Suse au XXIIe siècle av. J.-C. comme butin de guerre.

from 1186(1186) until 1172(1172) BC


grey-black limestone

Richelieu, Rez-de-chaussée, Mésopotamie, IIe et Ier millénaires avant J.-C., Salle 3

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Sb 22

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Found by Jacques de Morgan





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