London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A SUMERIAN CUNEIFORM CLAY TABLET
CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C.
With 66 lines of text, an administrative text from the town of Adab, recording barley rations paid out in precisely listed units of capacity to named persons, by a large organization such as a temple or palace, chipped and repaired
3 15/16 x 3 7/8 in. (10 x 9.8 cm.)
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