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Clay tablet; five day ration list; lines are to be read from left to right, and the day numbers appear at the left side (days 1-5); several different types of rations are being issued; each line also contains the name of the recipient or the destination of the issue; 5 + 3 ll. Jemdet-Nasr period.
- Production date
Length: 7.80 centimetres
Width: 7.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The object was sent for moulding by the Cast Service between 13 December 1974 and 3 January 1975, and again by Mr David Giles from 14 October 1977 and 11 January 1978 (WAA, 'Objects to Lab' book). (WAA, 'Objects to Lab' book).
- On display (G56/dc3)
- Exhibition history
1999, London, BM, 'Cracking Codes'
1990 28 Jun-23 Sep, Australia, Melbourne, Museum of Victoria, Civilization: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum, cat no.1
1990 24 Mar-10 Jun, Australia, Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, Civilization: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum, cat no.1
- Fired...23 Mar 1970, T.W.T... - 6 Apr 1970, Completed...27 Nov 1970
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
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