Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

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E29793

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Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

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  • COMPASS Title: Letter from Tushratta to Amenhotep III

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  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

    Full: Front

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Obverse top.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Bottom edge to obverse.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Bottom edge to obverse.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Right edge to obverse.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Right edge to reverse.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Reverse right.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Reverse top.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Obverse (left hand bottom corner, detail).

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Obverse bottom.

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

    Reverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.  Obverse bottom right hand corner (detail).

    Obverse

  • Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

    Reverse