• An ancient Babylonian souvenir?

    Friday 15 July 2011 by Dianne Rutherford.

    Souvenir purchased in Baghdad, believed at the time to be a Babylonian tablet (RELAWM09688) One of the more unusual items to be found in the Memorial's collection is the item shown above. It was purchased by an Australian soldier, Eric Keast Burke, while he was serving with 'D' Troop, ANZAC Wireless Squadron in Baghdad, Mesopotamia in 1918-1919 and was originally identified  as a piece of an ancient Babylonian …

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