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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mesopotamian
Title:Cuneiform tablet
Date Made:ca. 2100-2000 BCE
Type:Ceramic
Materials:baked clay
Place Made:Drehem, near Nippur
Measurements:Overall: 15/16 in x 1 in x 7/16 in; 2.4 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC M.1935.10
Credit Line:Gift of Professor Frederic B. Loomis
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Label Text:
Receipt for five sacrificial animals: four sheep and one lamb (in the Sumerian language)

Tags:
ancient; tablets; writing; documentation; animals

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