Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
Title
  • Cuneiform Tablet Recording Rations for Messengers
  • Cuneiform Tablets
Date ca. 2060 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions various dimensions
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.16
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)