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Babylonian tablet envelope, inscribed in cuneiform

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An image of Text. Tablet envelope, inscribed in cuneiform. Pledge of land. Clay, depth 0.03 m, length 0.063 m, width 0.0475 m, 1826-1825 B.C. 1st Dynasty of Babylon. Inscription; pledge of land by Bel-rame ro Zapi-ir-ba, year 4 (?) of Apil-Sin.

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Text. Tablet envelope, inscribed in cuneiform. Pledge of land. Clay, depth 0.03 m, length 0.063 m, width 0.0475 m, 1826-1825 B.C. 1st Dynasty of Babylon. Inscription; pledge of land by Bel-rame ro Zapi-ir-ba, year 4 (?) of Apil-Sin.

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  • Accession Number: ANE.80B.1904
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
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  • Image width: 1024 pixels
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19th Century antiquity Babylonian BC clay cuneiform Fitz_ANT inscribed inscriptions Iraqi language pledge script tablet texts writing

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