The Collection is housed on the third floor of the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University. It is open to qualified researchers and members of the public by prior arrangement. School groups should schedule their visits well in advance by contacting Collection staff at

All inquiries, including permission to reproduce images and requests for identification or conservation, should be addressed to the Associate Curator, Agnete Wisti Lassen ( 

Exclusive publication rights for seals or tablets are not assigned. Exceptions may be made, by arrangement, only for large groups of tablets or objects to be published as a single project.