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Cuneiform tablet case impressed with two cylinder seals, for cuneiform tablet 1983.135.5a: 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:
6.6 x 5.4 x 1.5 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed-Seal Impressions
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith Aggiman, 1982
Accession Number:
1983.135.5b
Not on view
Formerly collection of Edith Aggiman, New York and Paris (until d.1982); acquired by the Museum in 1982, bequest of Edith Aggiman.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 113 (Jul. 1,1982 - Jun. 30, 1983), p. 19.

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. 87b, p. 126, pl. 92; seal impressions: nos. 38-39, pp. 180-181, pls. 92, 130, 149.
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