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Cuneiform tablet: receipt of metals

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2112–2004 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
4.9 x 4 x 1.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Coe, 1957
Accession Number:
57.16.4
Not on view
Formerly collection of Walter B. James (until d. 1927); acquired by the Museum in 1957, gift of Mrs. Henry E. Coe, daughter of Walter B. James, 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. 42, p. 56, pl. 38.
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