Red terracotta tablet with three lines of cuneiform writings and two impressions of figurines to the front, and cuneiform on the back. Thousands of terracotta tablets and inscriptions that have been preserved tell about the Sumerian government, law, business practices and religion. The tablets also show that the Sumerians had some knowledge of mathematics, astronomy and medicine. Unusually large.
6 1/4" x 3 1/2"
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