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Inscribed envelope: ANE.80b.1904

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 23

Description

Tablet envelope, inscribed in cuneiform. Pledge of land.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.03 m
Length: 0.063 m
Width: 0.0475 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1904)

Dating

1st Dynasty of Babylon
-1826 BC - -1825 BC

Materials used in production

Clay

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.80b.1904
Primary reference Number: 86693
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.80b.1904
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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