Cuneiform tablet: Utu-gin e-ta, balag composition addressed to Enlil
ca. 145 B.C.
Mesopotamia, probably from Babylon (modern Hillah)
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. (6.9 x 6.9 x 2.5 cm)
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Spar, Ira, and Wilfred G. Lambert. 2005. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume II: Literary and Scholastic Texts of the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 3, pp. 27-30, pls. 4-5.