Cuneiform tablet: record of small cattle deliveries
ca. 2054 B.C.
Mesopotamia, Drehem (ancient Puzrish-Dagan)
6.2 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)
Purchase, by exchange, 1911
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1911, through an exchange of objects with the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.
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. 8, pp. 10-11, pl. 7.