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Cuneiform Clay Tablet

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Title

Cuneiform Clay Tablet

Description

This well-preserved tablet shows both original inscriptions (the larger wedge-shaped characters) and an impression of a cylinder seal (the smaller overlaid text).

The seal inscription reads: “Wool receipted for by the Ensi 7th year of Amar Suen, impression of Ur d’Lisi ensi of Umma”, dedicated to Amar Suen.

Subject

Cuneiform tablets
Cuneiform writing

Creator

Unknown

Source

PagesFromthePast.Item001

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

ca. 2100 - 2000 BCE

Rights

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Format

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JPEG
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Original Format

Clay tablet

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Cuneiform Clay Tablet,” Queens College Archives and Special Collections, accessed November 24, 2017, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/queenscollege/items/show/530.