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Cuneiform Tablets

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • Created: 2350 - 1788 BCE

Extent

25.00 items

Language of Materials

Sumerian

Arrangement Note

unarranged

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: http://purl.fcla.edu/fsu/fsu_cuniformtablets

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17498430802304008
Clark, Kathleen & Robson, Eleanor, 2009. "The Cuneiform Tablet Collection of Florida State University," Cuneiform Digital Library Journal 2009:2, 1-14. http://cdli.ucla.edu/pubs/cdlj/2009/cdlj2009_002.html
Babylonian Materials from The History of the Written Word. https://fsu.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?23FS021874394

Title
Cuneiform Tablets
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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