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Cuneiform tablet: Late Babylonian grammatical text

Date:
ca. late 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
2.23 x 3.12 in. (5.66 x 7.92 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.61
  • Provenance

    Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.

  • References

    Langdon, Stephen H. 1917. "Syllabar in the Metropolitan Museum." Journal of the Society of Oriental Research 1, pp. 19-23.

    Landsberger, Benno. 1956. Neobabylonian Grammatical Texts–Nachträge zu MSL III. Materialien zum sumerischen Lexikon IV, part III. Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, pp. 163-165.

    Spar, Ira, and W. 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. 61, pp. 245-247, pls. 78-79.

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