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Guide to Contract, Inscribed Tablet circa 3000-2030 B.C.E.

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Contract, Inscribed Tablet

Dates:

circa 3000-2030 B.C.E.

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 237

Size:

3 x 3 cm.

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Clay tablet with incised inscription from the Ur III period indicating agreement to pay price for 4 2/3 minas weight of barley.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Contract, Inscribed Tablet, Crerar Ms 237, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Clay tablet with incised inscription from the Ur III period indicating agreement to pay price for 4 2/3 minas weight of barley.

Encased in glass and wood frame.

In Akkadian.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 237