Cuneiform Tag, Label for container with documents of Šarakam, the šabra administrator.

Ur Dynasty
Drehem
Mesopotamia

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not dated

Terracotta

Overall: 14 15/16 × 15 3/4 in. (38 × 40 cm)

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

23.1.7181

Geography

Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia

Period

3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Written Communication

Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Course History

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

ANTH 39.01/MES 3.02, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Spring 2021

Anthropology 39.01, Middle Eastern Studies 3.02, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2023

Publication History

Benjamin R. Foster, Yale University, "Texts and Fragments," Journal of Cuneiform Studies, Vol. 31, No.4, 1979, p. 237.

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.

Provenance

Dartmouth Scientific Association; given to present collection, 1923.

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