Early Pictographic Stone Tablet

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Dublin Core

Title

Early Pictographic Stone Tablet

Description

Stone was rarely used for these tablets; Mesopotamia was a civilization of clay. They had more clay than stone, so when stone was used for a cuneiform tablet, it was usually something of some degree of value and was put in the temple.

Date

c. 3000 BCE

Identifier

B10000 (museum number)

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Find Spot

This tablet was purchased from the Turkish Commissioner in Constantinople, in 1898.