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tablet

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    92683

  • Description

    Fragment of a clay tablet, explanation of word and signs forming a commentary on extracts from the omen series 'Summa alu ina mele sakin', 39 lines of inscription, Late Babylonian. Complete.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 8.57 centimetres
    • Width: 10.47 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Cuneiform
  • Curator's comments

    Label information on a black wooden block lettered in gold.: "Tablet inscribed in the Babylonian character with explanations of words, etc presented by the proprietors of the 'Daily Telegraph'".

  • Bibliography

    • Bezold 1896a bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Acquisition notes

    Old label information states "presented by the proprietors of the "Daily Telegraph".

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    92683

  • Registration number

    DT.37

Fragment of a clay tablet, explanation of word and signs forming a commentary on extracts from the omen series 'Summa alu ina mele sakin', 39 lines of inscription, Late Babylonian. Complete, not from Kuyunjik, judging by heading, it appears to be making a

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Fragment of a clay tablet, explanation of word and signs forming a commentary on extracts from the omen series 'Summa alu ina mele sakin', 39 lines of inscription, Late Babylonian. Complete, not from Kuyunjik, judging by heading, it appears to be making a

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