Cuneiform Tablet

1913.14.0550

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0550)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Umma
Period/Date Ur III - Umma, 2130–2006 BCE
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 4.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.6 cm
Weight 38 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (10YR 9/1)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Kang, Shin Teke, Sumerian Economic Texts from the Umma Archive: Sumerian and Akkadian Cuneiform Texts in the Collection of the World Heritage Museum of the University of Illinois, Volume II. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1973. Text Number 28.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Edgar J. Banks Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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