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English: Divinatory livers, clay models for the training of soothsayers. The one in the middle is interpreted as fortelling the destruction of small cities. Baken clay, 19th–18th centuries BC, found in the royal palace at Mari (now in Syria).
Français : Foies divinatoires, modèles d'apprentissage pour devins. La conformation du foie du milieu présage la destruction de petites villes. Argile, XIXe–XVIIIe siècles av. J.-C., palais de Mari.
institution QS:P195,Q19675
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Department of Oriental Antiquities, Richelieu, ground floor, room 3
Accession number
AO 19837
Credit line Excavated by André Parrot, 1935–1936
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2005)

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12:02, 18 December 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 12:02, 18 December 20051,686 × 588 (786 KB)Jastrow'''Description:''' Divinatory livers, clay models for the training of soothsayers. The one in the middle is interpreted as fortelling the destruction of small cities. Baken clay, 19th–18th centuries BC, found in the royal palace at Mari (now in Syria).<
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