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58 designations for swine


Artifact: Clay tablet
Provenience: Uruk, modern Warka
Period: Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)
Current location: Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin (VAT 16773)
Text genre, language: School text, lexical list; undetermined
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Description: This tablet contains a long list of different designations for swine. It is part of the corpus of early lexical texts from Uruk. In contrast to many other similar lists that were copied for almost the entire 3rd millennium this text was not standardised in the stream of tradition. (Klaus Wagensonner, University of Oxford)

Lineart: ATU 3, pl. 036, W 12139


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