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Complex Token With Incised Lines

UnknownLate Uruk period, 3350-3100 BC

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures Museum

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures Museum
Chicago, United States

This crescent-shaped token was incised with horizontal lines, distinguishing it from so-called "plain" tokens. Tokens were an important part of social administration and record keeping for millennia in the ancient Near East.

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