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Babylonian tablet inscribed with a mythological list

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An image of Tablet, inscribed in cuneiform. Mythological list. Inscription: astrological or mythological list in Sumerian. Clay, length 0.09 m, width 0.043 m. 1st Dynasty of Babylon.

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Tablet, inscribed in cuneiform. Mythological list. Inscription: astrological or mythological list in Sumerian. Clay, length 0.09 m, width 0.043 m. 1st Dynasty of Babylon.

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  • Accession Number: ANE.87.1904
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 1000 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 653.06kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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antiquity Babylonian BC clay cuneiform document Fitz_ANT inscribed inscriptions Iraqi language lists mythological mythology script Sumerian tablet texts writing written document

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