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tablet / seal-impression

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    131447

  • Description

    Clay tablet; treaty between Idrimi of Alakakh (now Tell Atchana) and Pillia of Kizzuwatna (now Cilicia); sealed with a stamp seal in the Hittite manner on a raised central area; seal was probably Pillia's but is too faint to be identified; 20+2+19+3+2; complete; rejoined at centre.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1480BC (about)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 12 centimetres
    • Width: 6.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
      • Inscription Comment

        treaty between Idrimi of Alakakh (now Tell Atchana) and Pillia of Kizzuwatna (now Cilicia)
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Comment

        of Pillia?
  • Location

    On display: G54/dc4

  • Condition

    Fair; complete; rejoined at centre.

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1953

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated between 1936 and 1949.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    131447

  • Registration number

    1953,0711.2

  • Additional IDs

    • ATT/8/198 (excavation number)

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