Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Cuneiform Tablet with Account of Animals
Date ca. 2040 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 1 9/16 × 1 3/8 × 5/8 inches (4 × 3.5 × 1.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.6
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
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)