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Babylonian clay tablet

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Babylonian clay tablet
  • Description:

    This tablet from Ur in the Middle East is a receipt for barley. The marks on the tablet are an ancient writing system known as Cuneiform. It is the oldest item in our Cookery Collection.

  • Date range: c2500 BCE
  • Subjects: University Subjects > Linguistics and Phonetics
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2016 19:08
  • Last Modified: 28 Jan 2020 19:01