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Cuneiform tablet: court deposition

Period:
Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Date:
ca. 20th–19th century B.C.
Geography:
Anatolia, probably from Kültepe (Karum Kanesh)
Culture:
Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
7.1 x 5.3 x 2.1 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, 1966
Accession Number:
66.245.21a
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1966, gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, New York.
Spar, Ira. 1988. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume I: Tablets, Cones, and Bricks of the Third and Second Millennia B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 86a, p. 123, pls. 88-89.
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