MR DUGGANI, BRANDING IRON FOR LIVESTOCK, OR SLAVES

MS 3032
MS Short Title MR DUGGANI, BRANDING IRON FOR LIVESTOCK, OR SLAVES
Text MR DUGGANI, BRANDING IRON FOR LIVESTOCK, OR SLAVES
Description MS in Sumerian on bronze, Sumer, 2600-2300 BC, 1 branding iron, 4,2x7,8x3,6 cm, 1 cuneiform script.
Commentary This chilling object is unique. Although branding of slaves is attested to in the texts, nobody has ever discovered a brand. It has clearly been used.
Place of origin Sumer
Dates 2600-2300 BC

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