Sumerian Sealed Cuneiform Tablet
An ancient Sumerian clay tablet bearing a cuneiform inscription for the receipt of a slave girl. The text is sealed with a rollout of an inscribed cylinder seal.
Third Dynasty of Ur, reign of Shu-Sin.
This tablet was studied by the Babylonian Collection of the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University on August 11, 1978 (tablet 38).
Formerly in a New York private collection 1970's; Christie's, New York, December 7, 2000, lot 675; subsequently in a California private collection.