Important Large Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Professor Lambert Report Large cuneiform tablet.. Product #: AS-3129 Regular price: $1,950.00 $1,950.00 Sold
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Important Large Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Professor Lambert Report

Product Code: AS-3129
Width: 9.6CM
Height: 13.3CM

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A large, important and rare Old Babylonian administrative document, written on both sides concerning the assignment of land, understood to have been written in the 58th year of the reign of Rim-Sin, king of Larsa circa 1765 BC. This tablet was studied by Professor Lambert, the Assyriologist who was professor at Birmingham University, a scholar of ancient Mesopotamia and the world’s leading expert on cuneiform; a full copy of his report is attached (see images 4-6).

Fine condition; joined from two sections, with some loss of text.

Circa 1765 BC.

Provenance: From the estate of Professor G. Wilson (deceased), Warwickshire. 

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A large, important and rare Old Babylonian administrative document, written on both sides concerning the assignment of land, understood to have been written in the 58th year of the reign of Rim-Sin, king of Larsa circa 1765 BC. This tablet was studied by Professor Lambert, the Assyriologist who was professor at Birmingham University, a scholar of ancient Mesopotamia and the world’s leading expert on cuneiform; a full copy of his report is attached (see images 4-6).

Fine condition; joined from two sections, with some loss of text.

Circa 1765 BC.

Provenance: From the estate of Professor G. Wilson (deceased), Warwickshire. 

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