Cuneiform Tablet

1913.14.0829

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0829)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq
Period/Date Mesopotamian, 2130–2006 BC
Culture Mesopotamian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 3.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.5 cm
Weight 24 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (5YR 6/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

See also 1913.14.1. Sollberger, Edmond, TEXTS FROM CUNEIFROM SOURCES: THE BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATIVE CORRESPONDENCE UNDER THE KINGS OF UR, p. 52-53, pl. IX., J.J. Augustin Publisher, Locust Valley, New York, 1966. Reference from John L. Hayes who will publish in A MANUAL OF SUMERIAN GRAMMER AND TEXTS (2nd vol.), Undena Publications, Malibu, CA.

Artifact History

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

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