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Cuneiform tablet: account of sheep holdings in households for offerings, Ebabbar archives

Period:
Neo-Babylonian
Date:
ca. 626–562 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Sippar (modern Tell Abu Habba)
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
Thickness: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.706.1
Not on view
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. 52, pp. 89-91, pl. 46.
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