Temple Receipt

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Temple Receipt


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


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.


Circa 2300 B.C.E.


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Cuneiform Clay Tablet


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"Temple Receipt," in Stevens Digital Collections, Item #9, http://librarycollections.stevens.edu/items/show/9 (accessed June 1, 2020).

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