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Mesopotamia Gallery: Writing

Detailed List Of Artifacts On Exhibit

OIM A7462 - Bowl, Conoid - Diorite ?
Mottled Stone, Conoid, Straight Sides, Flat Base, Round, Inscribed Rim. [To Inanna Of Tabalam His Queen For The Life Of Rim-Sin, King Of Larsa, Has Shallurum Son Of Awil-Wardu...Presented To Her]
OIM A30735a - Cuneiform Tablet - Nippur - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 38x30x17 mm
Oblong, Plano Convex, Inscribed Both Sides. Memo About Ropes And Ladders. Envelope Uninscribed, 41x39x24 mm
OIM A30735b - Cuneiform Tablet Envelope - Nippur - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 41x29x34 mm
Uninscribed.
OIM A3435 - Joined To A3412
Joined To A3412
OIM A3420 - Joined To A3412
Joined To A3412
OIM A30975 - Mace Head - Nippur - Stone
OIM A32507 - Pottery Crescent - Chogha Mish - Clay - 23wx11hx7th mm
Three Notches On Front, Back Slightly Concave, Token Buff Colored
OIM A17590 - Prism - Khorsabad - Neo-Assyrian - Clay
Inscribed
OIM A32567 - Seal, Stampball - Chogha Mish 2 - Clay, Baked - 59-61d mm
Token Ball Impressed Over Entire Surface With Cylinder Seal, Squatting Human Figures And Animals, Surface Badly Worn And Picked Brown Unbaked Clay
OIM A11894 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - Mid Assyian - Clay, Baked - 78x68x30 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscr 2 Sides, 4 Edges. Mortgage On A Field
OIM A12259 - Tablet - Diyala, Asmar - Protoliterate - Clay, Baked - 6ox42x17 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides With Semi-Pictographic Writing.
OIM A11874 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - 1500-1400 B.C. - Clay, Baked
Account Of Barley Receipts. Contains Account Of Large Quantities Of Barley Which Have Been Received From Various Cities. Totals Are High, The First Item Alone Being 270 Donkeyloads
OIM A22184 - Tablet - 2230 B.C. - Clay, Baked
Account Of Copper Amd Silver
OIM A3654 - Tablet - Persian - Clay
OIM A31283 - Tablet - Nippur - Kassite - Clay, Baked - 45x40x34 mm
Fragment, Oblong, Double Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Record. Itu. Apin. Du8-Am Ud. 12 -Kam Mu. 17 - Kam Dka-Das-Man-Dur-Gu Sar E.
OIM A3656 - Tablet - Neo-Babylonian - Clay
OIM A5832 - Tablet - Umma - Ur III - Clay - 136x76x35 XX
Oblong, Plano-Convex, Inscribed 2 Sides, Distribution Of Fields To Various Persons, Dated Year 7 Of Amar-Sin
OIM A21310 - Tablet - Diyala, Khafajah - Protoliterate - Clay, Baked - 55x44x30 mm.
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed One Side With Numerals, Pictographic Practice Tablet.
OIM A3524 - Tablet - Kish - Old Babylonian - Clay - 83 X 48 X 23
Clay Tablet, Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides And One End; Letter Of Adad Na'id To His Master, About Cows To Be Hired, Land About Adab To Be Held, Grain To Be Sent To Babylon
OIM A2518 - Tablet - Warka - Seleucid - Clay, Baked - 107x100x40 mm
Dble Plano, Inscr Both Sides, Seals Of 3 Witnesses On Edge. Business Document. Nidintum-Anu, Having Prpty In Form Of Temple Income Due Him Monthly At Uruk, Assigns It To Another Man For Immed Cash
OIM A34156 - Tablet - Tell Fakhariyah - Middle Assyrian - Clay, Baked
Business Document Dealing With Division Of Property Dated To Limmu Of Mudammiq-Nusku
OIM A1166 - Tablet - Bismaya - Ur III - Clay - 78 mm D X 30 mm Th.
Plano-Convex, Round, Inscribed Both Sides. Schoolboy's Copy, [Uzu Sag Uzu Si Uzu Li Dur]
OIM A2480 - Tablet - Neo-Babylonian - Clay - 208 X 145 X 40 mm
Clay Tablet, Oblong, Plano-Convex, Upper Left And Lower Right Corners Missing, Inscribed Both Sides, Old Babylonianverse Face Damaged. Each Face Divided Into Two Columns.
OIM A2516 - Tablet - Clay, Baked - 52x45x22 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed W/Semi-Pictographic Writing Both Sides
OIM A29952 - Tablet - Nippur - Clay, Baked - 85x84 mm
Fragment, Inscribed Both Sides 15 And 23 Lines, Sign List
OIM A30173 - Tablet - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 158 X 68 mm.
Clay Tablet Fragment, School, Old Babylonianverse, Model Contract, Reverse, Proto-Izi. Inscribed 12 And 22 Lines.
OIM A30174 - Tablet - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 70 mm. D.
Clay Tablet, Circular, Inscribed 4 Lines One Side.
OIM A30176 - Tablet - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 79 mm. D.
Clay Tablet, Circular, Inscribed 4 Lines One Side.
OIM A3287 - Tablet - Drehem - Ur III - Clay - 32x30x14 mm
Oblong, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Memo About Animal For Sacrifice, Dated Year 48 Of Shulgi
OIM A32107 - Tablet - Neo-Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 93x62x23 mm
Rectangular, Plano Convex, Inscribed 2 Sides, Witnesses' Nail Marks On 4 Edges
OIM A564 - Tablet - Bismaya - Dynasty 1 Larsa - Clay - 104x55x26 mm
Chipped. Letter: King (Rim-Sin) Instructs Offical Rum-Ash Re Dispute Between 2 Men Re Size Of Field. Rum-Ash Is To Take Testimony Of Plaintiff, Have Him Take Oath Of King, And Decide The Case
OIM A863 - Tablet - Bismaya - Akkadian - Clay, Baked - 48 X 31 X 15 mm
Plano-Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides. Reverse Is Badly Broken. List Of Old Babylonian Objects Received By Two Statue Attendants.
OIM A567 - Tablet - Bismaya - Old Babylonian - Clay - 87x48x25 mm
Broken Crosswise, Mended. Letter, Shamsh-Gamil Send Ili-Turam To Ubatum For Punishment
OIM A31717 - Tablet - Tello - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 46x41x28 mm
In Envelope, Rectangular, Plano Convex, Inscribed On Side. Seal Impressions 2 Sides, Ends & Edges. Receipt For 2 Kids From 2 Shepherds. Date Mo.Of Feast Of Tammuz (7 Mo.) Year After Urbillum Subjugate
OIM A651 - Tablet - Bismaya - Old Akkadian - Clay, Baked - 99x50x20 mm
Plano-Convex, Inscrbd Both Sides. Cattle Transaction, Gives A New Date Of Shar-Kali-Sharri.
OIM A2594 - Tablet - Umma - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 45x44x15 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides, Plus Seal Impressions. Business, Agricultural Account. Year 3 Of Shu-Sin
OIM A1209 - Tablet - Bismaya - Old Akkadian - Clay - 135 X 92 X 28 mm
Plano-Convex, Oblong. List Of Grain Expenses.
OIM A4139 - Tablet - Drehem - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 51x37x19 mm
Oblong, Plano Convex, Inscribed 2 Sides And 1 End. Cattle For Offerings, Year 2 Of Bursin
OIM A5487 - Tablet - Umma - Ur III - Clay - 25x20x11 mm
Oblong, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, 2 Ends And 2 Edges, Messenger Text, No Date
OIM A3429 - Tablet - Seleucid - Clay - 166x35x21 mm
Fragment, Inscribed Both Sides, Astronomical, Numbers In Various Registers With Zodiac Signs With Su At End, No Date
OIM A7875 - Tablet - Diyala - Old Akkadian - Clay - 96x84x22 mm
Oblongm Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sidesm 2 Columns Each Side, Dynasty Of Agade Record Concerning Distribution Of Grain
OIM A11879 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - 1500-1400 B.C. - Clay, Baked - 94x67x26 mm
Oblong, Double Convex, Inscribed 2 Sides, Both Ends & 1 Edge, Sealed 1 Side & 1 End; 1 Edge Has Unusual Geometric Impression. Litigation Concerning A Cow.
OIM A1162 - Tablet - Bismaya - Early Dynastic III - Bronze - 73 X 49 X 14 mm
Bronze Tablet, Plano-Convex, Oblong, Inscribed On Front, Used As A Foundation Deposit.
OIM A11891 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - 1500-1400 B.C. - Clay, Baked - 79x70x29 mm
Square, Plano Convex, Inscr 2 Sides; Seal 1 Side, 1 End, 1 Edge. Note In Return For Loan. 18 Donkeyloads Of Barley Borrowed By 6 Men Till Harvest. Interest 50% If 1 Defaults, Other 5 To Pay. Jen 549
OIM A5543 - Tablet - Warka - Clay
Inscribed.
OIM A30034a - Tablet - Nippur - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 36x29 mm
Oblong, Plano Convex, Loan Of Silver, Inscribed Both Sides, 7 & 5 Lines
OIM A7534 - Tablet - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 123x65x30 mm
Clay Tablet, Oblong, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, One End, And One Edge, Date List Containing Date List For Rim-Sin And Warad-Sin.
OIM A22007 - Tablet - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
Akkadian Gilgamesh Epic
OIM A32077 - Tablet - Clay, Baked - 160x115x40 mm
Fragment, Irregular, Plano Convex, Inscribed 2 Sides
OIM A3412 - Tablet - Seleucid - Clay - 131x67x20 mm
Fragments, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Astronomical Text With Standard Registers Of Numbers No Date, A3420 And A3435 Joined To Above
OIM A5443 - Tablet - Warka - Ur III - Clay - 30 X 30 X 15 mm
Square, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Agricultural Account
OIM A11878 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - Mid Assyrian - Clay, Baked - 167x83x37, 185x117x56 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscr 2 Sides & 4 Edges W/Seal Impressions. Clay Envelope Inscribed 2 Sides, Plus Seal Impressions. Concerning Litigation In Court
OIM A22180 - Tablet - Umma - Ur III - Clay, Baked
Account Of Oxen, Cows, Asses. Animals For Agricultural Tasks
OIM A716 - Tablet - Bismaya - Akkadian - Clay, Baked - 49x40x16 mm
Plano Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides. Business Memo About Se-Numun
OIM A11887 - Tablet - Yorghan Tepe - Mid Assyrian - Clay, Baked - 56x36x18 mm
Double Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides, 1 Edge. Receipt For 25 Donkey Loads Of Barley, 27 Minas Of Bronze, 1 Donkey, 4 Sheep, 2 Shekels Of Silver, 2 Pigs & 10 Garments
OIM A3553 - Tablet - Old Babylonian - Clay
OIM A3427 - Tablet - Seleucid - Clay - 102x78x20 mm
Fragment, Plano-Convex, Oblong, Inscribed Both Sides & 1 End, Astronomical
OIM C924 - Tablet - Khorsabad - Neo Assyrian - Plaster - 183x133x29 mm
4 Columns On Both Sides. Contains List Of Assyian Kings Before 900 B.C.. [Khorsabad King List.]
OIM A645 - Tablet - Bismaya - Clay, Baked - 123x98x32 mm
Fragment, Inscrbd 1 Side, Old Babylonianverse, Parts Of 4 Columns, School Text
OIM A649 - Tablet - Bismaya - Early Dynastic - Clay
Fragment, Plano-Convex, Square, Inscribed 1 Side. School Text, Same Signs And Contents As Fara School Texts
OIM A30034b - Tablet Envelope - Nippur - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 47x43 mm
Fragment, Inscribed 4 Lines And With Seal Impression
OIM A25423 - Tablet Envelope - Kultepe - Old Assyrian - Clay, Baked
OIM A30213 - Tablet Fragment - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 81 X 60 mm.
Clay Tablet, Oblong, Lexical, Syllable Alphabet, Inscribed 12 Lines One Side And 2 On 1 Edge.
OIM A2517 - Tablet In Envelope - Drehem - Ur III - Clay, Baked - 38x26x22 mm
Plano Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Envelope Inscr. Both Sides & Seal Impression. Business Document, Date 36th Year Of Shulgi, Receipt For Animals Delivered To Temple
OIM A11240 - Tablet, Contract - Nineveh - Neo-Assyrian - Clay, Baked
Neo-Assyrian Contract
OIM A1557 - Tablet, Fake - Seleucid - Clay, Baked - 65x64x18 mm
Oblong, Plano-Convex, Inscribed Both Sides, Refers To A Loan Cf. A1562, Possible Fake
OIM A24186 - Tablet, Grammar - Nippur - Clay, Baked - 92.1hx76.8wx24th mm
Old Babylonian 4 Columns, Rev. 2 Columns
OIM A32463 - Token - Chogha Mish - Protoliterate - Unbaked Clay - 19 Side mm
3 Sided Pyramidal, Buff-Brown Clay
OIM A32477 - Token - Chogha Mish - Protoliterate - Unbaked Clay - 22hx15d mm
Conical, Buff Ware
OIM A32660 - Token - Chogha Mish 2 - Unbaked Clay - 16-17dx12h mm
Conical, Concave Based, Slightly Polished Brown Pinkish-Buff Pottery, Unbaked
OIM A29448 - Votive Vessel - Nippur - Early Dynastic - Alabaster - 62hx92l mm
Green, Oval, Flat Base, Sumerian Inscription One Side Dedication To Inanna, Half Missing

Revised: February 19, 2007

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