Most Important Cuneiform Objects 81-90

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81. Babylonian Map of the World

Artifact: Clay tablet
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82. Nippur Map

Artifact: Clay tablet
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83. Circular "Astrolabes"

One of the few circular "Astrolabe" texts known from Mesopotamia More information...

Artifact: Clay tablet
Provenience: Nineveh
Period: Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)
Current location: British Museum, London \\]


84. Foundation Tablet in Gold

One of a handful known inscriptions on gold, this object was found buried in a cache in the foundations of the palace of Sargon II at Dur-Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad). More information...

Artifact: Gold tablet
Provenience: Dur-Sharrukin
Period: Neo-Assyrian
Current location: Louvre Museum, Paris, France


85. East India Company Inscription

Artifact: Clay tablet
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86. Tiglat-pileser prism

Deeds and undertakings of the Neo-Assyrian kings are commemorated among others on large prisms. This famous prism with an annalistic text was used as proof for the successful decipherment of cuneiform.

Artifact: Clay prism
Provenience: Niniveh
Period: Middle Assyrian
Current location: British Museum, London (BM 91033) \\]


87. Emar Foot imprint of a child

Artifact: Clay tablet
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88. Ebla Diplomatic letter (Enna-Dagan)

Artifact: Clay tablet
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89. The Old Elamite Treaty of Naram-Sin

Artifact: Clay tablet
Provenience:Susa, Modern Fars, Iran
Period: Old Akkadian
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The first explicit Elamite witness to long-standing political tensions and cultural interactions between Mesopotamia and its neighbours to the East. More information...


90. Aramaic Incantation in Cuneiform

The only known cuneiform tablet that records a text solely in Aramaic, this work contains three incantations. More information...

Artifact: Clay tablet
Provenience: Uruk(?)
Period: Hellenistic(?)
Current location: Louvre Museum, Paris, France

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