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Cuneiform tablet impressed with seal: account of archers for military service, Ebabbar archive

Period:
Achaemenid
Date:
ca. 514 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Sippar (modern Tell Abu Habba)
Culture:
Achaemenid
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
1.38 x 2.25 x .63 in. (3.5 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed-Seal Impressions
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.126
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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. 15, pp. 26-28, pl. 13, photo. 12.
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