A Mesopotamian cuneiform clay tablet Sumerian, circa 2100 B.C. An administrative document inscribed on both sides, recording a transaction of donkeys and beer, 1½in (4cm) long, mounted in a wooden display case
Provenance: American private collection, New Hampshire, received as a gift from Dr. Banks in 1923. Collection of Dr. Edgar J. Banks (23 May 1866 5 May 1945), USA.