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The she sign is a stylized picture of grain. The tablet is dated: "month of the cutting of the grain, year when Ur-bi-lum (a nearby city) was destroyed." This was 2049 BCE, under King Shulgi. [Gallery label text]", "Dedication" : "Gift of Mr. Gordon Thompson in memory of his father, William G. 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