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Auction Closes At: 10:39:00 12/07/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 004. Cuneiform Tablet in Pottery Envelope
Estimate: $600-$900
Current High Bid: $4,750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $4,750.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Near East - Mesopotamia
Culture or Country: Mesopotamia.
Period: Ca. 2250 B.C.
Size: 1-5/8 x 1-1/2.

Description: A rectangular pottery envelope type tablet with several impressed lines of cuneiform writing on both side of the outer envelope and on both sides of the inner tablet. The envelope was opened to reveal the inner tablet, some losses along the breaklines, otherwise intact. A rare type.
Provenance: Private North Carolina collection, acquired in the 1930s, to present owner by descent.
Shipping Fee:
National: $18.00
International: $55.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Cuneiform Tablet in Pottery Envelope

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. DrS $4,750.00 1 12/7/2010 10:29:04 AM
2. boued $4,500.00 1 12/7/2010 10:27:40 AM
3. DrS $4,500.00(losing tie) 1 12/7/2010 10:28:32 AM
4. DrS $4,000.00 1 12/7/2010 10:21:23 AM
5. boued $3,750.00 1 12/7/2010 10:16:43 AM

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