DOCKET CONCERNING 2 LITRES OF WINE

MS 1814
MS Short Title DOCKET CONCERNING 2 LITRES OF WINE
Text DOCKET CONCERNING 2 LITRES OF WINE
Description MS in Neo Elamite on clay, Persepolis, Iran, 521-486 BC, 1 tongue shaped tag, 3,7x3,7x1,7 cm, single column, 5 lines in Elamite cuneiform script.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1994, black cloth gilt folding case by Aquarius.
Commentary Neo-Elamite tablets are very rare. The British Museum has about 20 examples only in a collection of 150.000 tablets. From the reign of Darius I, the Great (521-486 BC), the king who threw Daniel into the lion pit (Dan. ch. 6), and afterwards wrote to men of all nations, peoples and languages throughout the world: "I decree: In every kingdom of my empire let all tremble with fear before the God of Daniel -".
See also See also MS 4575, Beer for medical treatment, Uruk, ca. 300 BC
Place of origin Iran
Dates 521-486 BC

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