Cuneiform Tablet


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Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0021)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Babylonian 1st dynasty ?, 1895–1712 BCE
Culture Mesopotamian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 5.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 4.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 55 g
Measuring Remarks The largest dimension is actually the width and the second largest the length.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10 Y R 8.5/2.5) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
CDLI NumberP420401 (external link)
Comparanda N/A

See also 1913.14.1 Goetze, Albrecht. "Sin-Iddinam of Larsa. New Tablets from His Reign." Journal of Cuneiform Studies 4 (1950): 83-118.

Artifact History

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

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