4 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
FIVE SUMERIAN CLAY CUNEIFORM TABLETS
THIRD DYNASTY OF UR, CIRCA 2112-2004 B.C.
All rectangular in form with Sumerian cuneiform inscriptions; including one recording an account of labor for field work, covered in seal impressions with a presentation scene before a seated goddess; one with an account of flour; one with an account of animals for offerings to the god Ninhursag; one with an account of barley rations; and one the upper end of a Gudea brick commemorating the building of a temple for the god Ningirsu in Lagash
Longest: 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm.) long
with Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York; thence by descent.
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