Sumerian Bitumen Tablet Cuneiform Sculptural www.Neo-Mfg.com museum reproduction 3 5/8"
An exact reproduction of piece in Museum
As close as you can get to holding history in your hands
SIZE: Height - 9.2 cm / 3-5/8 inches
Width - 4.5 cm / 1-3/4 inches
The tablet gives settlement of financial accounts between merchants for the supply of various materials: Alkali, Gypsum and Bitumen.
Bitumen was used in building as jointing between bricks, for caulking boats and as inlay, for example for the eyes of statues: The pupils were made of lapis lazuil, the cornea of shell, and the eyebrows and eyelashes of bitumen for its black color
Sumerian Period 2039 BC
Year 8 of the reign of Amar-Sin, third king of the third dynasty of Ur
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