nebuchadnezzar : Definition, Usages, News and More

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nebuchadnezzar


  • n  (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
  • n  a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display
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  • 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.
    April 15, 2014 - Antiques and the Arts

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