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Old-Babylonian cuneiform tablet, approximately 1749-1712 BCE

 Item — item: S253
Identifier: S253
2D image of Old-Babylonian cuneiform tablet S253
2D image of Old-Babylonian cuneiform tablet S253

Scope and Contents

Tablet is inscribed with financial contract, in the Month of Addar, 1st day, Sixth year of the reign of King Samsu Iluna. Said to be from settlement Tell Ibrahim (Iraq); First Dynasty of Babylon.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: approximately 1749-1712 BCE

Language of Materials

Each tablet is in the Sumerian or Semitic Babylonian languages of the Near East.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.


1 items (1 clay tablet) ; 109.65 X 59.95 X 34.24 mm

1 items (1 digital object)