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* A Sumerian Impressed Tablet, Jemdet Nasr Period, ca. 3rd millennium BCE

MT1702

$500 USD

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The circular signs, deriving from the sphere token, stand for one large measure of grain. The wedges, deriving from the cone token, for a small measure of grain.

Dimensions: Height: 1 1/8 inches (2.9 cm), Length: 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm)

Condition: Repaired from three original pieces with some losses along the break lines.

Provenance: New Jersey collection, acquired in the 1990's.