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Object Title"Medical Tablet"
Object Number:CBS14221
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made: 2500-2340 BCE
Early Date: -2500
Late Date: -2340
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Medicine
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Height: 15.4 cm
Width: 9.3 cm
Thickness: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:P269190 - CDLI Number
417 - Cast Number
B14221 - Old Museum Number
CBS 14221 (cast: Ashm 1994-0054) - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: 3 col. tablet. obv damaged. rev in fine condition. Pre-Sargon. Ritual. [Ritual is then crossed out and Medical text/Old Akk/Ur III is added in by Ake.] Scientific text. Medical. prescriptions. (cast: Ashm 1994-0054). Exhibited in the Middle East Galleries as number B14221.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Near East Study Room (1955 - 1982) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 466View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ousterhout, Robert G., and Holod, Renata. 2011. Osman Hamdi Bey & the Americans / Osman Hamdi Bey ve Amerikalilar.. Istanbul. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 380View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Winegrad, Dilys P. 1993. Through Time, Across Continents.. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, fig. 10View Objects related to this

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