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Cuneiform tablet: unidentified fragment

Date:
ca. late 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
1 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. (2.4 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.383i
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.

“Ancient Persia: the Art of an Empire.” The University Museum, Austin, Texas, The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, February 12, 1978–June 17, 1978.

Schmandt-Besserat, Denise. 1978. Ancient Persia: the Art of an Empire, exh. cat. Austin, Texas: The University Art Museum, p. 96, no. 123.

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. 94, p. 350, pl. 115.
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