Cuneiform Tablet Envelope, for tablet (43.5.8874) a receipt of two cows transferred by Nasa to Atida, the scribe and son of Itrak-ili, according to a previously written sealed document by Nasa kept by Atida
Unidentified Babylonian maker
Third Dynasty of Ur, 2112-2004 BCE
Overall: 12 5/8 × 11 13/16 in. (32 × 30 cm)
Overall: 20 1/16 × 15 3/8 in. (51 × 39 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Milton S. Yondorf, Class of 1944P
Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia
Not on view
ANTH 12.2, The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Jason Herrmann, Spring 2013
ANTH 39, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2019
From Discovery to Dartmouth: The Assyrian Reliefs at the Hood Museum of Art, 1856-2006, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18, 2006-June 17, 2007.
Magnus Widell, From Discovery to Dartmouth: The Assyrian Reliefs at the Hood Museum of Art, 1856-2006, A Selection of Cuneiform Tablets from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 2006, no. 4.
Widell, Magnus, Ur III Economy and Bureaucracy: The Neo-Sumerian Cuneiform Tablets in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (I). Orient: Reports of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan, 55, 2019, illustration pg. 40.
This object was 3-D scanned by Jason Herrmann in 2016 and made publicly available. The link is pasted below: https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/cuneiform-envelope-43-5-8875-v1-9007152779c94c849b35655c5d7dd898
Milton S. Yondorf, Chicago, Illinois; given to present collection, 1943.
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