Tablet with pictographs

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian
Uruk period IV
3500 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 74 x 48 x 26 mm (2 15/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 inches)

Accession Number

2001.745

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Terracotta tablet with pictographs.

Provenance

By 1970s: European private collection; sold to a European dealer; by 1990-1991: purchased by an American collector; by 2001: with Alan Safani of Safani Gallery (New York); 2001: gift of Alan Safani in the name of Fay Safani to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Fay Safani in memory of Edward Safani