Temple Receipt

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Title

Temple Receipt

Subject

Clay tablets, Cuneiform tablets, Cuneiform inscriptions, Sumerian, Antiquities

Description

Found at Drehem, a suburb of Nippur, where there was a recieving station for the temple of Bel. This is a receipt for 9 sheep, 5 rams, 3 kid gaots, 3 shee goats, delivered on the 11th day of the month. Dated about 2300 B.C.E. Notice the impressions of the fingers of the man who made it.

Date

Circa 2300 B.C.E.

Rights

Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of Special Collections of the S.C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Original Format

Cuneiform Clay Tablet

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Citation

"Temple Receipt," in Stevens Digital Collections, Item #9, http://librarycollections.stevens.edu/items/show/9 (accessed November 22, 2017).

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