Cuneiform tablet: account of dates as irbu-revenue, Ebabbar archive
ca. 507 B.C.
Mesopotamia, probably from Sippar (modern Tell Abu Habba)
1.75 x 2.25 x .87 in. (4.5 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm)
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1879, purchased from Joseph Mordecai Shemtob, London.
Spar, Ira, and Michael Jursa. 2014. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume IV: The Ebabbar Temple Archive and Other Texts from the Fourth to the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Eisenbrauns, no. 28, p. 52, pl 25.