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Tablet with cuneiform inscription

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Clay tablet with inscription in Sumerian cuneiform: "52 1/3 talents of reeds from Kuli Ur-Shashaga (has received) Month of Shunumun (sixth month of the year)." Receipt for the delivery of reeds. Date fixed by writing in the Third Dynasty of Ur.

Inscription

1 52 2/3 gú / gi-zi 2 ki Ku-li-ta / Ur-sa6-sa6-ga 3 iti Šu-numuna "52 2/3 talents of fire-reeds Ur-sasaga (received) from Kuli (in) the month of Šunumuna."

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Third dynasty of Ur, 2813–2290 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 29 x 16 mm (1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1357

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions