Cuneiform tablet case impressed with three cylinder seals: loan of silver, Clay, Old Assyrian Trading Colony

Cuneiform tablet case impressed with three cylinder seals: loan of silver

Period:
Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Date:
ca. 20th–19th century B.C.
Geography:
Anatolia, probably from Kültepe (Karum Kanesh)
Culture:
Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
5.9 x 5.6 x 2.6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed-Seal Impressions
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, 1966
Accession Number:
66.245.22
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1966, gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, New York.
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. 91, pp. 132-133, pls. 99-100; seal impressions: nos. 50-52, pp. 185-186, pls. 99-100, 104,131, 151-152.