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Nuzi tablets

The Free Library has at least two clay tablets excavated from Nuzi, an area that was settled by the Hurrians (or Khurrites) in the last quarter of the third millennium B.C.E. Nuzi was located in northeastern Mesopotamia.  Almost all information … Continue reading

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List of witnesses to the transfer of slaves

Clay tablet Nuzi, c. 1500-1350 B.C.E. This is a list of twenty witnesses confirming that Adad-nisu, a leather worker, gave Tehip-tilla a man, Ili-iddina, and a woman, Passisse. This tablet would have been used as testimony in a court procedure. … Continue reading

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