Issues of barley for different purposes.


Clay tablet

Akkadian period (c. 2340-2198 B.C.E.)

This tablet is in Akkadian. Akkadian as the written language of choice, developed gradually during the Akkadian Empire.  Sumerian was retained as a classical language for certain texts, however, until the early Common Era.

FLP 58

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