Bitten Tablet

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Dublin Core

Title

Bitten Tablet

Description

This tablet was just an ordinary school word list for copying until some child got a hold of it and bit it, either back when it was first created or when it was excavated. The question is, which is it? Penn Museum experts are split on the issue.

Creator

Photographed by Eva Low

Identifier

N5326B (museum number)

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Find Spot

This tablet was discovered during an excavation at the ancient site of Nippur in Iraq.