nebuchadnezzar nebuchadnezzar

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
  2. (n) a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display

News

  • Babylonian Cylinder Sets Record At Doyle New York At $605,000

    NEW YORK CITY — On April 9, Doyle New York auctioned a rare and important Nebuchadnezzar II Babylonian cuneiform cylinder that set a world auction record price for a Babylonian cylinder at $605,000, surpassing the prior record of £264,000 (about $440,000) that was set in London in 2011. The cylinder sold to a bidder on the telephone.
    on April 15, 2014     Source: Antiques and the Arts

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effusion effusion
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