Cuneiform tablet: declaration before witnesses, Egibi archive
Neo-Babylonian or Achaemenid
ca. mid 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Babylonian or Achaemenid
3.4 x 4.5 x 1.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1879, purchased from Joseph Mordecai Shemtob, London.
Spar, Ira, and Eva von Dassow. 2000. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume III: Private Archive Texts from the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 83, pp. 164-165, pl. 62.