Cuneiform Tablet

1913.14.1165

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Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.1165)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Umma
Period/Date Ur III - Umma, 2050 BCE
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 4.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.6 cm
Weight 31 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8.5/2.5) Moderate Yellowish Pink (5YR 7/4) Medium Gray (N 5/ 19.8% R)

Research Remarks

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

"[Book review of E. Porada and B. Buchanan, Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in N. American Collec., vol. 1: The Collec. of the Pierpont Morgan Lib.] ," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 4 (1950) 155-162. Goetze, Albrecht. "Sin-iddinam of Larsa: New Tablets from His Reign," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 4 (1950) 83-118. This article publishes thirteen Old Babylonian texts from the WHM collection in hand-copy and mentions fifteen more. ______. "An Old Babylonian Itinerary," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 7 (1953) 51-72. _____. "Remarks on the Old Babylonian Itinerary," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 18/4 (1964), pp. 114-119. Hallo, William W. "The Road to Emar," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 18/3 (1964). pp. 57-88. Cuneiform Documents from the Chaldean and Persian Periods by Ronald H. Sack, 1994 Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC), by Grant Frame, 1995 The Daily Illini. "UI receives new translation grant." March 24, 1972. 1972P.0026

Artifact History

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

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