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Cuneiform tablet: Utu-gin e-ta, balag composition addressed to Enlil

Period:
Seleucid
Date:
ca. 145 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
Culture:
Seleucid
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. (6.9 x 6.9 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.182
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. 3, pp. 27-30, pls. 4-5.
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