Grant, Elihu, 1873 - 1942
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection of three hundred and seventy Babylonian clay tablets was excavated in Iraq. They are largely legal and business records. In addition to receipts for grain, beverages, animals, slaves, and silver, there are letters, pay-lists, contracts, sales, leases,loans, partitions for inheritances, and ancient labels or tags. Written between 2700 and 500 B.C., the cuneiform tablets document early Mesopotamian culture.