Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Cuneiform Cone of Sin-kashid, King of Uruk
Date ca. 1800 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/8 × 1 1/2 inches (6 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.30
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: [translated: Sin-ghashid | the mighty hero | King of Erech | King of Amnanum | Patron of | the Temple of Eanna | built the palace of royalty]
Prof. Albert Clay, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, USA);
purchased by Henry Glover Stevens (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)