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Babylonian Clay Tablet, approximately 2500 BCE

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Object: 1
Identifier: Folder 1

Scope and Contents

A Babylonian clay tablet, ca. 2500 BCE with Cuneiform Characters. The development of clay tablets are man's earliest form of writing and are attributed to the Mesopotamian culture. This tablet is from Babylonian Excavations. It was purchased in Amuda, Syria.


  • approximately 2500 BCE

Conditions Governing Access

WMU Special Collections. Non-circulating. Contact department for access.


From the Collection: 4 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


2.75 x 1.75 x 0.5 in. (7 x 4.5 x 1 cm)

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Waldo Library, Special Collections
Western Michigan University Libraries
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5353 US
(269) 387-5221