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LOT 0224

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Western Asiatic Sumerian Cuneiform Clay Tablet

3rd millennium BC

An administrative cuneiform clay tablet recording the receipt of three gur of barley from Ki'an for an offering to the goddess Inanna of Uruk, received by Albanidug from Ird, dated to the third month of the 41st year of Shulgi; tablet rolled with the scribe's seal, inscription reading 'Albanidug, son of Ur-nigingar, gudu-priest of Inanna of Uruk'; supplied in a wooden box. 75.8 grams total, 41mm (box: 95 x 66 x 57mm) (1 1/2" (3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/4")). Fine condition, chipped.

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Property of a European gentleman; acquired from Sam Fogg, Clifford Street, London, UK; accompanied by the original catalogue listing and purchase invoice dated 3 April 1995.


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