OLD BABYLONIAN LEGAL DOCUMENT CUNEIFORM TABLET 20th-17th century BC
WESTERN ASIATIC OLD BABYLONIAN LEGAL DOCUMENT CUNEIFORM TABLET 20th-17th century BC
A baked clay rectangular tablet with cuneiform text to two sides and the top; accompanied by an old original scholarly note, hand written and unsigned by W.G. Lambert, late Professor of Assyriology, University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: Old Babylonian / legal document, / c. 1900 - 1600 BC.' 105 grams, 66mm (2 1/2").
Condition Extremely fine condition.
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.