The Liver Tablet

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Willian Vieira
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 26 March 2024
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A detailed baked clay model of a sheep's liver from ancient Babylon. Written records may be representative of signs on the organ and were probably used to improve divination. Old Babylonian period, Sippar, 1900-1600 BCE.

The British Museum, London.

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