Cuneiform Tablet

About this object

History of use

Inscribed and sealed tablet from ancient Mesopotamia dating to the Third Dynasty of Ur (2112-2004 BC). The tablet records an allocation of labour for agricultural work maintaining a reservoir and field. The text is dated the 9th year of the reign of King Amar-Suen. The seal inscription on the tablet is illegible.

Physical description

Rounded rectangular reddish clay tablet with stylus cuneiform impressions.