Akkadian Clay Cuneiform Tablet with Literary Text

GBP 775.00

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Object Description

A fragment of an Akkadian clay tablet. The piece is carved onto the front with dense rows of cuneiform scripts, transcribing a literary text. To one end of the tablet, a single line of text continues onto the reverse.

Date: Mid 2nd millennium BC

Object History

Specialised collection of cuneiform texts, the property of a London gentleman and housed in London before 1992. Thence by descent to family members.

Object Condition

Fine condition with light cracks and flaking across the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:7 x H:8 centimeters

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St James's Ancient Art
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