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Cuneiform tablet impressed with cylinder seal: deliveries of oxen

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2040 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Umma (modern Jokha) (?)
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
5.3 x 4.4 x 1.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed-Seal Impressions
Credit Line:
Gift of Ancient Arts Gallery, in memory of Azeez Khayat, 1965
Accession Number:
65.72
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1965, gift of Ancient Arts Gallery, New York.
Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 25, fig. 14.

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. 36, p. 49, pl. 34; seal impression: no. 11, p. 172, pls. 34, 126, 139, 142.
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