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1 Title:   J. Lamar Merk Muskogean clay potsherds collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Merk, J. Lamar (John Lamar)  
  Dates:   1948  
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The collection consists of thirteen Muskogean clay potsherds from the Lamar or Etowah period (1200-1300 A.D.). The potsherds, collected February 1948 in the Etowah River Basin near Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia, are together under one glass frame.
 
  Identifier:   ms3477  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Willard L. Green collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Green, Willard L.  
  Dates:   1900-1999  
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The collection consists of 18 Alaskan Indian artifacts and 7 boxes of slides, showcasing flora and fauna, from Willard L. Green's travels.
 
  Identifier:   ms2519  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Babylonian clay tablets  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   560-527 B.C.  
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The collection consists of 15 Babylonian clay tablets; eight of these have been authenticated by Edgar J. Banks and deciphered enough to approximate their subject matter. They are: 1.) Found at Warka, a contract tablet bearing the name of Nergalsharezer (Neriglissar), King of Babylon, 562 B.C., and dated in the second year of his reign, or in 560 B.C.; 2.) Found at Warka, a contract tablet bearing the name of Nabonidus, the last Semitic king of Babylon, 556-538 B.C., and the father of the Biblical Belshazzar, dated in the seventh year of his reign, 549 B.C.; 3.) Found at Warka, a contract tablet bearing the name of Cyrus, the first Persian king of Babylon, 538-529 B.C., the tablet is dated in the seventh year of his reign, 531 B.C.; 4.) Found at Warka, a contract tablet bearing the name of Cambyses, son of Cyrus, King of Babylon, 529-522 B.C., and dated in the second year of his reign, 527 B.C.; 5.) From Drehem, the tablet was first written and then sealed with a cylindrical seal to prevent any alteration in the writing; 6.) From Drehem, a list of objects presented to the temple; 7.) From Drehem, it is a part of the temple records of that city and related to objects presented to the temple for sacrificial purposes, it comes from one of the early kings of the Ur dynasty; 8.) From the temple at Johka, a part of the temple records, it is dated on the bottom edge. The other tablets are as of now undeciphered, but still form an interesting record of a vanished culture.
 
  Identifier:   ms1348  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Jack Thompson African artifacts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, Jack  
  Dates:   1900-1983  
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The collection consists of 17 African artifacts and one Impala rug, plus several contemporary carvings, including masks, ivory, and three clay figures acquired by Dr. Jack Thompson.
 
  Identifier:   ms2545  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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