Foundation deposit in the form of cone/nail inscribed with dedication in Sumerian.
By 1946: with Mrs. Herbert D. Ward, Wellesley; 1948: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Herbert D. Ward.* (Accession date: November 14, 1946) * Three objects, 46.1136-1138, were purchased as a group for $50.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund