RIT CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
Sumerian Cuneiform tablet with envelope
Writing - History
Middle East - Antiquities
Clay tablet with text of an administrative nature. The tablet is covered by an unopened clay envelope. The tablet originated from the ancient city of Girsu which is now known as Tello. It is dated from the period of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BCE).
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
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Dimensions of Original:
4.1 x 4.2 x 1.9 cm
Original Item Location:
2021:030; Box 19
New York Times Museum of the Recorded Word
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This tablet was catalogued by M. Sigrist in the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative as "Rochester 221." On that site, the tablet is transliterated, but not translated. https://cdli.ucla.e