A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Lot 199*
A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,309) inc. premium
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A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Lot Details
A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Sumerian, circa 2100 B.C.
An administrative document inscribed on both sides, recording a transaction of donkeys and beer, 1½in (4cm) long, mounted in a wooden display case

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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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