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Babylonian tablet

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0146

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a small clay tablet inscribed on both sides with Sumerian cuneiform. The script records shipments of wheat and mentions two Sumerian kings by name. One side of the tablet bears char marks, possibly originating from fire in the destruction of Ur.

Dates

  • 2030

Language of Materials

This tablet is written in Sumerian.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington & Lee University's Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Extent

1 Item

Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA