Cuneiform tablet impressed with cylinder seal: receipt of glue
ca. 2049 B.C.
Mesopotamia, probably from Drehem (ancient Puzrish-Dagan)
3.7 x 4.1 x 1.4 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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. 12, pp. 16-17, pl. 12; seal impression: no. 2, p. 169, pls. 12, 125, 140.