Rare Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Opened Envelope A fragmentary cuneiform envelope containing its original cuneiform tablet (the letter) inside. The e.. Product #: AS-3422 Regular price: $850.00 $850.00 In Stock
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Rare Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Opened Envelope

Product Code: AS-3422
Width: 4.6CM
Height: 5.7CM

£850.00

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A fragmentary cuneiform envelope containing its original cuneiform tablet (the letter) inside. The envelope has been cracked open and now carefully repaired, retaining the text; front and reverse with cuneiform inscription; the sides covered with cylinder seal impressions and cuneiform. The envelope can be carefully removed to remove the tablet itself which has similar clear inscription.

A rare and fascinating example.

Old Babylonian period: Circa 1800 BC.

Provenance: Ex collection of the late Professor Geoffrey Wilson (Warks).

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A fragmentary cuneiform envelope containing its original cuneiform tablet (the letter) inside. The envelope has been cracked open and now carefully repaired, retaining the text; front and reverse with cuneiform inscription; the sides covered with cylinder seal impressions and cuneiform. The envelope can be carefully removed to remove the tablet itself which has similar clear inscription.

A rare and fascinating example.

Old Babylonian period: Circa 1800 BC.

Provenance: Ex collection of the late Professor Geoffrey Wilson (Warks).

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