Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cuneiform tablet
  • Sumeria
  • cuneiform tablet, Akkadian Empire (circa 2334–2154 BCE)
  • Where object was made: Sumer (present-day Iraq)
  • pottery
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 x 3.3 x 1.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3889
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Small rectangular-shaped tablet covered with incised cuneiform text, used by pressing a wedge-shaped reed into the wet clay.