24.1 Architecture

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ARCHITECT'S DRAWING OF THE GROUND PLAN OF THE PALACE OF NUR ADAD IN LARSA | MS 3031

 MS on clay, Larsa, Babylonia, 1865-1850 BC, 1 tablet, 12,0x8,8x2,5 cm, detailed drawing with the various halls, rooms and antechambers around the central courtyard.

LABYRINTH OF SQUARE AND SYMMETRIC FORM | MS 3194

MS in Old Babylonian on clay, Babylonia, 2000-1700 BC, 1 tablet, 11,7x10,3x2,0 cm, labyrinth of square and symmetric form. 

ARCHITECTURAL PATTERN BOOK-ms-2460

MS in Newari on yellow stained paper, Nepal, 18th c., 32 ff. (complete), 29x13 cm, single column, (26x13 cm), 9-11 lines in Newari script, 30 drawings or diagrams in red, blue, green, orange and white. 

KRISTIAN BLYSTAD: PROTOTYPES FOR BIBLIOTHECA ALEXANDRINA | MS 2255

MS in Latin and Old Sumerian on granite, Oslo, 1995, 4 stone slabs, all together 300x200x7-15 cm, 2,4 tons, 1 sign in Latin capital, 1 sign in Sumerian pictographic script, by the sculptor Kristian Blystad, after designs by Jorunn Sannes.