Scope and Contents
Twenty-eight 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.
Digital photographs of all items in this collection are available on the FSU Digital Library: Cuneiform Tablet Collection
- Created: 2500 - 1700 BCE
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to all researchers. Items are available upon request in the Special Collections Research Center, Strozier Library. https://www.lib.fsu.edu/special-collections/visit
Items are fragile. Handling should be minimal, careful, and gloved.
Conditions Governing Use
Works in this collection are in the public domain in the United States. Any user may copy, distribute, display, or broadcast them without restriction.
28.00 items (3 boxes) : total collection extent
Language of Materials
Obtained by Edgar James Banks in Babylonia prior to 1922. Purchased from Banks by Prof. Josiah B. Game of Tallahassee in 1922 or later, and subsequently donated by Game to the Florida State College by for Women.
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