Tablet with cuneiform inscription
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Third dynasty of Ur
Overall: 34 x 29 x 16 mm (1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Clay tablet with inscription in Sumerian cuneiform: “52 1/3 talents of reeds from Kuli Ur-Shashaga (has received) Month of Shunumun (sixth month of the year).” Receipt for the delivery of reeds. Date fixed by writing in the Third Dynasty of Ur.
1 52 2/3 gú / gi-zi
2 ki Ku-li-ta / Ur-sa6-sa6-ga
3 iti Šu-numuna
"52 2/3 talents of fire-reeds
Ur-sasaga (received) from Kuli
(in) the month of Šunumuna."
Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis