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Cuneiform Tablets

Identifier: MSS 2016-002

Scope and Contents

Twenty-five clay tablets with text in cuneiform script, dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur, the Old Babylonian period, the reign of Sîn-kasid, and Neo-Babylonian period.  Known geographical sources include Umma, Puzris-Dagan, Girsu, and Uruk.


  • Created: 2350 - 1788 BCE


25.00 items

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Existence and Location of Copies

Digital photographs of all items in this collection are available in the Cuneiform Tablet Collection, Florida State University Digital Library:

Related Materials

Clark, Kathleen & Robson, Eleanor, 2008. “Ancient accounting in the modern mathematics classroom,” BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics 23, 129–142.
Clark, Kathleen & Robson, Eleanor, 2009. "The Cuneiform Tablet Collection of Florida State University," Cuneiform Digital Library Journal 2009:2, 1-14.
Babylonian Materials from The History of the Written Word.

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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