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LOT 0182

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EUR (€) 360 - 480
USD ($) 370 - 490

Bid History: 3   |   Current bid: £80 (+bp*)

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Bid History: 3   |   Current bid: £80
MESOPOTAMIAN CUNEIFORM TABLET
2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

A bifacial, pillow-shaped clay tablet bearing multiple lines of cuneiform text to both faces. 1 5/8 in. (30.27 grams, 41 mm). [No Reserve]

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.
This small collection is exceptional for the variety of types, including some very rare and well preserved examples.

CONDITION