Cuneiform Tablet


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Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.0437)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ur III - Umma, 2130–2006 BCE
Culture Sumerian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 4.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.8 cm
Weight 38 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Light Grayish Yellowish Brown (10YR 7/2.5) Light Brown (5YR 6/4) -Reddish color White (N 9.25/ 84.2% R) -White discoloration

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
CDLI NumberP129209 (external link)
Comparanda N/A

Kang, Shin Teke. Sumerian Economic Texts from the Umma Archive: Sumeian 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 252.

Artifact History

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

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