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Business records -- Iraq -- Babylonia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Smith College collection of cuneiform tablets

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00044
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: approximately 2700-500 BCE