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Cuneiform Tablet

ca. 2000 BCE
Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BCE)

Unknown, Sumerian
Sumerian

Object Type: Ceramics
Medium and Support: Clay
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Gordon Thompson in memory of his father, William G. Thompson, D.D., a student of Babylonian archaeology
Accession Number: 1954.58.1
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Location: Not currently on view

Ur III, Umma SS 2 iii; Messenger tablet
as per Marcel Sigrist, "Documents from Tablet Collections in Rochester New York," 1991

Provenance
John Deneley Prince; his gift to Columbia University; Gordon Thompson; his gift to the Gallery in 1954

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Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative An international catalogue of cuneiform tablets, compiled by scholars at UCLA and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. MAG's cuneiforms were examined by a scholar in the summer of 2011.


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