Cuneiform tablet: promissory note for silver, Esagilaya archive

Period: Neo-Babylonian
Date: ca. 601 B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
Culture: Babylonian
Medium: Clay
Dimensions: 3.9 x 5.7 x 2.1 cm (1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 7/8 in.)
Classification: Clay-Tablets-Inscribed
Credit Line: Purchase, 1886
Accession Number: 86.11.148

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: