tablet case / tablet / seal-impression
Cuneiform tablet, still in its clay case: legal case from Niqmepuh, King of Iamhad (Aleppo) concerning the legacy of two houses; the seal impressions of ten witnesses (including the king) survive on the fragmentary case. Grooves framing same impressions were made by metal caps, probably of gold.
- 1720BC (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Tell Atchana, Level VII Palace
- (Asia,Turkey,Mediterranean Region (Turkey),Hatay (province),Tell Atchana)
- Length: 3.94 inches
- Width: 2 inches
Inscription Commentlegal case from Niqmepuh, King of Iamhad (Aleppo) concerning the legacy of two houses
Inscription Commentof ten witnesses (including the king)
2000 14 May-29 Oct, Germany, Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Seven Hills – Images and Signs of the 21st Century
- Named in inscription: Aleppo
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Syria,Syria (North),Aleppo (governorate),Aleppo)
Excavated between 1936 and 1949.
- ATT/39/113 (excavation number)
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Object reference number: WCT92039
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