Old Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Seal Impressions

Culture: Old Babylonian
Period: 1932-1906 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 7.4 cm x 4 cm x 4.4 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6169
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: Except for some encrustration on one side intact.
Description: Old Babylonian cuneiform tablet of the period of king Gungunum from Larsa. The tablet is inscribed on both sides and depicts on the narrow sides seal imprints. The text is about an inventory list of an extremely large agriculture worth 60 mina silver (around 30 kilogram silver). Furthermore, numerous witnesses are mentioned by their names. And it is emphasized that the seal of Iribuniš was rolled off on the tablet. It should be noted that the land metioned on the seal has an extremely large area of converted 244 hectare. A complete translation is available. Mounted.