Weld-Blundell Prism: The Sumerian King-List: What is it?
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; number: AN1923.444
What is written on it?
- It is a baked clay "prism" with four equal sides, each about 20cm high and 9cm wide.
- The centre is pierced vertically so that it can be rotated if mounted on a frame.
- Each face is inscribed with two closely written columns of text.
- It is named after the man who gave it to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.