Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.

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E29789

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Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.

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  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.  Bottom edge to reverse.

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  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.  Right edge to obverse.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.  Right edge to reverse.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from the king of Alashiya to the king of Egypt; 53 lines; beautifully written, clear but perculiar writing; left bottom corner broken.  Right side to reverse.

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