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Cuneiform tablet: account of dates as irbu-revenue, Ebabbar archive

Period:
Achaemenid
Date:
ca. 507 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Sippar (modern Tell Abu Habba)
Culture:
Achaemenid
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
1.75 x 2.25 x .87 in. (4.5 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1879
Accession Number:
79.7.38
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1879, purchased from Joseph Mordecai Shemtob, London.
Spar, Ira, and Michael Jursa. 2014. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume IV: The Ebabbar Temple Archive and Other Texts from the Fourth to the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Eisenbrauns, no. 28, p. 52, pl 25.
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