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11-JUN-2010 Ali Majdfar

Clay Tablet about Women

National Museum of Iran

Achaemenid Era (1st Mill. B.C.)

A clay Inscription, used as report (seems to be accountancy) about rewards submitted to the women workers of Persepolis, who gave birth recently:
"In 19th year, 8th month, 31 units of wine are distributed as special bonus among 22 women who delivered a boy and 18 women who delivered a girl."

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Zoltán Balogh20-Jun-2010 09:03
Nice image...and I love the story linked to the picture! V
Brian McAllister19-Jun-2010 08:03
Excellent shot! V
Marcia Colelli18-Jun-2010 01:49
Wonderful detail and capture of a historic piece V
meekam tam17-Jun-2010 14:26
Very interesting museum piece with great lighting, Ali! V
Vince17-Jun-2010 12:49
Very interesting capture. Vote.
Pierre16-Jun-2010 21:18
Une photo et une information intéressantes! V
Martin Lamoon16-Jun-2010 21:16
Great image with such interesting history
Nancy Good16-Jun-2010 20:45
Intriguing bit of history, Ali. Thanks for keeping us educated on your amazing culture!
Guest 16-Jun-2010 20:34
Wonderful interesting compositions,v
Jaime González16-Jun-2010 19:38
The history continues, at least here in Spain, but now instead of wine the mothers receive money (named baby check)! Great documentary image. -V-
Patricia Kay16-Jun-2010 19:33
Great shot with an interesting history Ali...BV
Nestor Derkach16-Jun-2010 17:42
Very interesting information Ali, nice image as well.
Well done at ISO 1600 .
María Cano16-Jun-2010 16:58
WOW !! Impressive shot and great text (but they lost 1 unit of wine .. :) .. -V-
Colin Storey16-Jun-2010 12:52
Wonderful history and image. v
NealyBob16-Jun-2010 08:42
Excellent capture of this very impressive artifact! ~!V
Stephanie16-Jun-2010 08:18
Fascinating! V
cambraniz16-Jun-2010 08:04
This is what we call History with a great "H". V
Paco López16-Jun-2010 05:06
Interesting and good image! V!
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