50: A Sumerian Cuneiform Tablet - Ex Charles Ede
Mesopotamia, Sumeria, Ca 2300 BC. A fine example of one of the earliest written receipts ever created. Biscuit form written on each side in ancient Sumerian text, most likely describing the purchase of livestock or grain. Measures 45mm x 41mm x 19mm.
Provenance: Ex Charles Ede Gallery, London, acquired in 1981 and coming in personalized Charles Ede gift box.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Slight losses, else quite excellent