27 - 28 June 2006
FIVE MESOPOTAMIAN TERRACOTTA CUNEIFORM TABLETS
THIRD DYNASTY OF UR, CIRCA 2150-2000 B.C.
Each an administrative record inscribed in Sumerian cuneiform, two impressed with a cylinder seal, four dated to the reign of King Amar-Suen (2046-2038 B.C.); including two concerning laborers and barley dated to year 7 of his reign; one concerning barley flour dated to year 2 of his reign; one concerning vegetable oil dated to year 9 of his reign; and one undated concerning beer
75 mm (h) x 45 mm (w); 40 mm x 40 mm (2 cones); 45 mm x 40 mm; 95 mm x 55 mm (5)
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