Cuneiform Tablet

1913.14.0861

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0861)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Umma
Period/Date Ur III - Umma, 2130-2006 BC
Culture Sumerian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 4.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.8 cm
Weight 39 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Pink (5YR 7.5/4)

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 13.

Artifact History

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

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