Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II from Marad (1)

Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II from Marad (1)

Description

Cylinder of Nebuchadnezzar II from Marad

Details

The cylinder bears an inscription, mentioning

  • several impressive buildings by Nebuchadnezzar II in Babylon and Borsippa
  • the construction of temple of Lugal-Marad
  • the discovery of the ancient foundation inscription by king Naram-Sin of Akkad (r.2255-2218 BCE)

Date

ca. 580 BCE

Creator

Jona Lendering

Museum

Rome, Vatican Museums

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Babylonia

Tags

Tablet

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