Cuneiform tablet impressed with two cylinder seals: loan of barley
ca. 1780 B.C.
Mesopotamia, probably from Dilbat
2.8 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in.)
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Spar, Ira. 1988. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume I: Tablets, Cones, and Bricks of the Third and Second Millennia B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 48, pp. 64-65, pl. 42; seal impressions: nos. 15a-15b, p. 173, pls. 42, 143.