Cuneiform Tablet with Account of Animals, ca. 2040 BCE

  • Sumerian, Mesopotamian

Clay

  • Framed: Overall: 1 9/16 × 1 3/8 × 5/8 inches (4 × 3.5 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Henry G. Stevens

19.24.6

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Third dynasty of ur
  • Clay
  • Cuneiform
  • Tablet
  • Rectangular
  • Iraq

Provenance

Prof. Albert Clay, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, USA); purchased by Henry Glover Stevens (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Cuneiform Tablet with Account of Animals, ca. 2040 BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Henry G. Stevens, 19.24.6.