Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet of the Period of Ammi-ditāna

Culture: Old Babylonian
Period: 1683-1647 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 4 cm x 2.1 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6167
Provenance: Private collection E. P. v Dijk, Holland, acquired in the 1980s. Most recently with Archea Ancient Art, Amsterdam. Accompanied by a certificate of provenance by E.P. van Dijk dated 22 March 2017.
Condition: Intact
Description: Old Babylonian cuneiform tablet with revolving inscription on four sides. It is about a loan contract for three shekel silver. The complete translation reads: (1) 3 shekels of silver (2) from Ilum-etel-ili (?)… (3) Ili-Erah… (4) has received. (5) Within 5 days (6) he will measure out the silver. (7) In front of witness Šekikkum (8) in front of witness Marduk-muballit, overseer (9) Month XI, day 30 (10) Year: Ammi-diana the king, (11) his statues of copper. Mounted.