Cuneiform Tablet Containing Economic TextOld Assyrian
1910 BCE - 1830 BCE
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: T.46
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Cappadocia, Kultepe
Classification: Documents and Documentary Artifacts
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- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- cuneiform - Script originally developed for the Sumerian language in the 3rd millennium BCE, consisting of characters made in clay with a wedge-shaped stylus.
- inscriptions - Words, texts, lettering, or symbols marked on a work, including texts, legends, documentation notes, or commemoration. For standardized symbols or notations on objects that convey official information, use "marks (symbols)."
- Mesopotamian glyptic styles - Glyptic styles belonging to Mesopotamian cultures.
- Old Assyrian - Refers to the first two centuries, 2000-1800 BCE, of the Assyrian period in Northern Mesopotamia. Contact with Anatolia through commerce and trading colonies had a particular influence on the style of the period.
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- greatest length Dimensions: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Bibliography ListThe following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Maria deJ. Ellis, Cuneiform Tablets at Bryn Mawr College The Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Cambridge, MA, 1979
- A. Goetze, "Texts and Fragments (24-30)." Journal of Cuneiform Studies 8, no. 4 (1954):
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