Tablet of Shamash Replica

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A replica of a Babylonian plaque in the British Museum showing Shamash, the sun-god.<br> <br> The original, which depicts the restoration of the Sun- god's image and temple ,dates to the 9th century BC and was discovered in Sippar, southern Iraq. <br> <br> The stone tablet shows Shamash, the sun- god, seated under an awning and holding the rod and ring, symbols of divine authority. The symbols of the Sun, Moon and Venus are above him with another large sun symbol supported by two divine attendants. On the left is the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina between two interceding deities.<br> <br> This reproduction is produced in resin and has a hanging clip on the reverse for wall display, or may be propped on a mantlepiece.<br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/R5MG6S" target="_blank" title="Read more about the Tablet of Shamash" class="linkarrow">Discover more about the Tablet of Shamash here<span class="arrow"></span></a>

A replica of a Babylonian plaque representing the sun god, Shamash.

This resin replica includes a hanging clip on its reverse to enable wall display, or can be easily displayed propped against a wall. The original tablet dates to around 850 BC and was discovered in Sippar, southern Iraq. It is now housed in the British Museum’s collection.

The fired clay tablet shows the sun god Shamash seated under an awning, holding a rod and ring which were seen as symbols of divinity. The sun, moon and Venus are shown in the sky above Shamash, and to his left stands the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina, between two smaller deities.

An exciting home ornament inspired by ancient history.

  • Product Code: CMCN447700
  • Dimensions: H27 x W16 x L3cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Details: Made in the USA
  • Postage Weight: 0.08 Kg

A replica of a Babylonian plaque in the British Museum showing Shamash, the sun-god.<br> <br> The original, which depicts the restoration of the Sun- god's image and temple ,dates to the 9th century BC and was discovered in Sippar, southern Iraq. <br> <br> The stone tablet shows Shamash, the sun- god, seated under an awning and holding the rod and ring, symbols of divine authority. The symbols of the Sun, Moon and Venus are above him with another large sun symbol supported by two divine attendants. On the left is the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina between two interceding deities.<br> <br> This reproduction is produced in resin and has a hanging clip on the reverse for wall display, or may be propped on a mantlepiece.<br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/R5MG6S" target="_blank" title="Read more about the Tablet of Shamash" class="linkarrow">Discover more about the Tablet of Shamash here<span class="arrow"></span></a>

A replica of a Babylonian plaque representing the sun god, Shamash.

This resin replica includes a hanging clip on its reverse to enable wall display, or can be easily displayed propped against a wall. The original tablet dates to around 850 BC and was discovered in Sippar, southern Iraq. It is now housed in the British Museum’s collection.

The fired clay tablet shows the sun god Shamash seated under an awning, holding a rod and ring which were seen as symbols of divinity. The sun, moon and Venus are shown in the sky above Shamash, and to his left stands the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina, between two smaller deities.

An exciting home ornament inspired by ancient history.

  • Product Code: CMCN447700
  • Dimensions: H27 x W16 x L3cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Details: Made in the USA
  • Postage Weight: 0.08 Kg
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