Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet


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Artifact Identification Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0002)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date First Dynasty Babylon, 1895–1712 BCE
Culture Old Babylonian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 5.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.9 cm
Weight 37 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish Gray (10YR 8.5/2)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
CDLI NumberP420382 (external link)
Comparanda N/A

"[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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