Iraq, Babylonian kudurru of the Kassite Period, known as the “Michaux Stone” (ca. 1099-1082 BC) found near Baghdad (reverse)
Engraved by Augustin François Lemaître (1797-1870) for ‘L’Univers Assyrie, Babylonie et Mesopotamie etc’, by Ferdinand Hoefer (1811-78), 1852.
Babylonian kudurru of the Kassite Period, known as the “Michaux Stone”. The stele bears an inscription (a property charter) in Akkadian script. Black serpentine, from the reign of Marduk-nadin-akhi (ca. 1099–1082 BC), found near Baghdad in 1784 by the French botanist Michaux, hence the name. Height: 45 cm , width: 20 cm.
Original image size 9.9 x 16.9 cm
Digital image size 2344 x 3992 px
19.8 x 33.8 cm (300 dpi)