Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Cuneiform Tablet with Receipt for Grain and Envelope
Date 2050 BCE
Medium sun-dried clay
Dimensions Overall (with mount): 4 3/8 × 4 1/8 × 2 inches (11.1 × 10.5 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.27
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)
Meerchyad, Lina. "Ancient Mesopotamian Seals in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): p. 61 (fig. 4).