Cuneiform tablet impressed with cylinder seal: deliveries of oxen
ca. 2040 B.C.
Mesopotamia, Umma (modern Jokha) (?)
5.3 x 4.4 x 1.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Gift of Ancient Arts Gallery, in memory of Azeez Khayat, 1965
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.