A Mesopotamian terracotta cuneiform tablet
Lot 269*
A Mesopotamian terracotta cuneiform tablet
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,729) inc. premium
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A Mesopotamian terracotta cuneiform tablet
Old Babylonian, circa 1700 B.C.
A complete business letter inscribed on one side with twenty lines of text from Sin-Muballit to Sin-Imguranni, regarding a dispute, 4¾in x 2¼in (12cm x 5.5cm)

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection, New Hampshire, received as a gift from Dr. Banks in 1923.
    Collection of Dr. Edgar J. Banks (23 May 1866 – 5 May 1945), USA.
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