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Culture:Mesopotamian (Babylonian), Third Dynasty of Ur
Title:Model nail with cuneiform inscription
Date Made:ca. 2400 BCE
Type:Documentary Artifact; Ceramic
Materials:baked clay
Measurements:Overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 in; 10.8 cm x 5.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1961.60
Credit Line:Gift of Calvin K. Arter
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Currently on view

Label Text:
Dedicated by Entemena, king of Lagash, in recognition of a peace treaty concluded between the cities of Lagash and Umma (in the Sumerian language).

ancient; archaeology; text; documentation

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