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Lot 0617
26th-21st century BC. A baked clay loom weight with cuneiform inscription to both sides; accompanied by an original old scholarly note, hand written and unsigned by W.G. Lambert, late Professor of Assyriology, University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: 'Clay loom-weight with / Sumerian writing as / decoration, Sumer, c. 2500 - / 2000 BC.' 25 grams, 40mm (1 1/2"). Property of a London gentleman; part of his family collection since the 1970s; accompanied by an original hand written note by Professor W.G. Lambert.

Condition

Fine condition.

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Sumerian Loom Weight with Cuneiform

Estimate £250 - £350Nov 22, 2017
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
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