Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Cuneiform Tablet Recording Palms Trees and Date Harvest
Date ca. 2050 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/4 × 3 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (3.2 × 8.9 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 19.24.1
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)