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Butcher's bill

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Item Information

Title:
Butcher's bill
Description:
Found at Drehem. Transcribed by Dr. Edgar J. Banks: a butcher's bill for one fat cow, killed for market and delivered on the 25th day of the month. Dated about 2350 B.C.E.
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Manuscripts
Genre:
Cuneiform tablets
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Places:
Iraq
Extent:
1 clay tablet ; 26 x 26 mm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Restrictions:
Access to physical item by appointment only. Please contact Boston Public Library Rare Books and Manuscripts Department for further information.
Notes (date):
Date: ca. 2350 B.C.E.
Date from BPL card catalog.
Notes:
Ms.
Title devised by cataloger.
Script: Inscribed in cuneiform characters.
Origin: Inscribed in Babylonia ca. 2350 B.C.E.
Cataloged under call no. G.Cab.3.138 no.3.
Language:
Akkadian
Call #:
RARE BKS G. Cab.3.138 no.3
Barcode:
39999086126230