Cuneiform Tablet


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Artifact Identification Cuneiform Tablet   (1913.14.1465)
  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 Babylonian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 8.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.5 cm
Weight 104 g
Measuring Remarks Measurements and wieght of reconstructed tablet.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish Gray (5Y 8.5/1.5)

Research Remarks

Published Description

Published description and context about this inscription, including a drawing of the cuneiform tablet and it's transliteration, found in "An Incantation Against Disease." By Albrecht Goetze [1955P.0009].

Description N/A
CDLI NumberP274661 (external link)
Comparanda N/A

(See also 1913.14.0001) Goetze, Albrecht. "An Incantation Against Disease." Journal of Cuneiform Studies (1955): 8-18.

Artifact History

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

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