Clay tablet; record of beer; five different types of numerical symbol are used.

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140855

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Clay tablet; record of beer; five different types of numerical symbol are used.

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  • Clay tablet; record of beer; five different types of numerical symbol are used.

    Full: Front

  • Plaster cast of clay pictographic tablet; picture of goat or sheep and accompanied by a numeral, probably 10; unique in showing complete animals; early tablets from Uruk represent animals only by their heads.

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  • COMPASS Title: Tablet recording the allocation of beer

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  • Clay tablet; record of beer; impressed with five different types of numerical symbol.

    Reverse

  • Clay tablet; record of beer; impressed with five different types of numerical symbol.

    Obverse

  • Clay tablet; record of beer; impressed with five different types of numerical symbol.

    Obverse

  • Clay tablet; record of beer; impressed with five different types of numerical symbol.

    Obverse

  • Clay tablet; record of beer; impressed with five different types of numerical symbol.

    Reverse