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Tablet with cuneiform inscription

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Clay tablet, fastened to a basket or container (?). Sumerian cuneiform inscription: obscure - dated in the 28th year of Shulgi, the second king of the Third Dynasty of Ur. Broken.

Inscription

1 pisan-dub-ba 2 igi-gar aka 3 utul (?)-e-ne 4 [n]u-bànda Lugal-uru-d[a] 5 ù Lú-giri(KA)-zala(n) 6 ì-gál 7 mu Ha-ar-ši^ki / ba-hul

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, 28th year of King Shulgi, Dynasty 3, 2245 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 31 x 19 mm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 inches)

Accession Number

21.1356

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions