OLD BABYLONIAN ADMINISTRATIVE CUNEIFORM TABLET 20th-17th century BC


WESTERN ASIATIC OLD BABYLONIAN ADMINISTRATIVE CUNEIFORM TABLET 20th-17th century BC

A baked clay rectangular tablet with cuneiform text to both sides; accompanied by an original old scholarly note, hand written and unsigned by W.G. Lambert, late Professor of Assyriology, University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: 'Clay tablet with cuneiform writing on both sides, 92 x 47 mm. / An administrative document from Old Babylonian / Mesopotamia, c. 1900 - 1600 BC. / Joined from two pieces and some damage especially on reverse. / W.G. Lambert.' 121 grams, 90mm (3 1/2").

Condition Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance Property of a London gentleman; part of his family collection since the 1970s; accompanied by an original hand written note by Professor W.G. Lambert.

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