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Cuneiform tablet: treatments for ailments of the nose and mouth

Date:
ca. mid 1st–late 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 3 x 1 in. (6.4 x 7.5 x 2.4 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.474
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Spar, Ira, and Wilfred 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. 31, pp. 160-162, pl. 48.
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