Cuneiform Tablet Containing ReceiptUr III
21st century BCE-20th century BCE
1 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 1/2 in. (3.8 cm x 3.8 cm x 1.2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: T.49
Geography: Asia, Iraq, Dhi Qar, Tell Jokha (Umma)
Classification: Documents and Documentary Artifacts
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- 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.
- Third Dynasty of Ur - Refers to the period from about 2112 to 2000 BCE during which Mesopotamia was ruled by a dynasty founded by Ur-Nammu and based in the city of Ur in southern Mesopotamia.
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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
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