A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Lot 200*
A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,888) inc. premium
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A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Lot Details
A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet
Old Akkadian, circa 2200 B.C.
An administrative document with twelve lines of text, the obverse with nine lines concerning textiles given by a list of different people, 3in x 1¾in (7.5cm x 4.2cm)

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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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