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Tablet with cuneiform inscription

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Cuneiform tablet with incised vertical lines.

Provenance

By 1981: with Dr. and Mrs. Royal B. Farnum, Augusta, GA; given to the MFA by Mrs. Farnum in memory of Dr. Farnum October 12, 1981.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Royal B. Farnum in memory of Dr. Royal B. Farnum

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Bronze Age, Ur III, 2112–2004 B.C.

Object Place

Near Nippur, Sumer

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 25 x 13 mm (1 1/8 x 1 x 1/2 inches)

Accession Number

1981.382

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions