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Cuneiform tablet: Utukku lemnutu, tablet 12

Period:
Seleucid
Date:
ca. late 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
Culture:
Seleucid
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
2 x 2 1/8 x 3/4 in. (5 x 5.3 x 1.8 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.379b
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. 28, pp. 142-150, pl. 44.
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