Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Cuneiform Tablet with Receipt for Eight Bronze Sickles, and Envelope
Date ca. 2050 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall (in envelope): 1 13/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 inches (4.6 × 4.4 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.28
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)