Breaking an Engagement Tablet

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 February 2015

This terracotta cuneiform tablet mentions a judicial decision on breaking an engagement. From Girsu (modern-day Tell Telloh, Dhi-Qar Governorate, Iraq), Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Neo-Sumerian period (Ur III), 2035 BCE. (Istanbul Archaeological Museums/Ancient Orient Museum, Istanbul, Turkey).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, February 26). Breaking an Engagement Tablet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3650/breaking-an-engagement-tablet/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Breaking an Engagement Tablet." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 26, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3650/breaking-an-engagement-tablet/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Breaking an Engagement Tablet." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Feb 2015. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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