• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 253

    A MESOPOTAMIAN CUNEIFORM TABLET

    UR III, REIGN OF IBBI-SIN, CIRCA 2027 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MESOPOTAMIAN CUNEIFORM TABLET
    UR III, REIGN OF IBBI-SIN, CIRCA 2027 B.C.
    An administrative label from a basket, dated to Year 2 of Ibbi-Sin
    2½ x 2¼ in (6.5 x 5.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the European art market in the 1980s.