"Medical Tablet"


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Title "Medical Tablet"
Object Number CBS14221
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Period Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made 2500-2340 BCE
Section Babylonian
Materials Clay
Iconography Medicine
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

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.

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

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