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LOT 0183

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GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 600 - 840
USD ($) 610 - 850

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£270 (EUR 323; USD 329) (+bp*)

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AKKADIAN CUNEIFORM ACCOUNTS TABLET
25TH-23RD CENTURY B.C.

A clay rectangular tablet with Akkadian cuneiform text relating to accounts. 3 in. (132 grams, 75 mm).

PROVENANCE:
Specialised collection of cuneiform texts, the property of a London gentleman and housed in London before 1992.
Thence by descent to family members.
Examined by Professor Wilfrid George Lambert FBA (1926-2011), historian, archaeologist, and specialist in Assyriology and Near Eastern archaeology, in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The collection is exceptional for the variety of types, including some very rare and well preserved examples.

CONDITION