Sumerian Cuneiform Clay Tablet

 

Sumerian Cuneiform Clay Tablet

An ancient clay tablet inscribed with nine lines of Sumerian cuneiform script recording the receipt of thirty sheep.

IIIrd Dynasty of Ur,
Ca. 2200 - 2000 BC.
Height:1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm).
Intact.

Translation:
front: 30 sheep (which) Abiltal (acting for) Abba-Shaqqa has received from Dugirrura
back: month of Akiti, the year when (the cities of) Urbillunnu and Ki-Mash-Ki were overthrown.

Previously in a Chicago private collection; acquired at auction in Boston from an early 20th century collection

Inv#: 8186

$4,500

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