Cuneiform Tablet, Repayment by Enlila, of barley deficit carrying forward from previous year(s). Lu-dingira, the šabra administrator, received.

Unidentified Babylonian maker, Mesopotamia

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about 2250 BCE

Terracotta

Overall: 13 3/4 × 11 7/16 in. (35 × 29 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of The Dartmouth Scientific Association

23.1.7178

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq

Period

3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Written Communication

Classification

Near East

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 39, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2019

Publication History

Widell, Magnus, Ur III Economy and Bureaucracy: The Neo-Sumerian Cuneiform Tablets in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (I). Orient: Reports of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan, 55 (1), 2019, illustration pg. 48.

Provenance

Dartmouth Scientific Association; given to present collection, 1923.

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