Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni to Amenhotep III of Egypt negotiating a royal marriage; 32 lines; text is divided into 5 paragraphs; 3 lines of hieratic writing on reverse - nearly worn away.

An00086708 001 l

Thing

Exhibition
G55 Later Mesopotamia, Highlights/COMPASS
In Series
The Amarna Letters
Made Of
clay
Type of Thing
tablet

Place

Found In
Amarna, el-
In Gallery
G55/MES2/14

Time

Acquired In
1888
Made
1350BC
Period/Culture
Middle Babylonian

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