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Cuneiform tablet: Urra=hubullu, tablet 13, bilingual vocabulary of domestic animals

Date:
ca. late 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. (13.3 x 7.1 x 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.121
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Oppenheim, A. L., and Hartman, L.F. 1945. "The Domestic Animals of Ancient Mesopotamia according to the XIIIth Tablet of the Series ḪAR.ra = ḫubullu." Journal of Near Eastern Studies 4, pp. 5-52.

Landsberger, Benno. 1960. The Fauna of Ancient Mesopotamia: First Part, Tablet XIII. Materialien zum sumerischen Lexikon VIII/1. Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, pp. 5-52.

Spar, Ira, and W. G. Lambert. 2005. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume II: Literary and Scholastic Texts of the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 55, pp. 231-234, pls. 72-73.
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