Amherst 114 (P100953)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Amherst, unlocated (dispersed)

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Museum Collection(s)

Amherst, unlocated (dispersed)

Museum Number

Anonymous 100953

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 7(asz) sze gur lugal
2. sza3-gal erin2 sza3-gu4 bala gub-ba
3. e2 {d}ig-alim
  blank space
4. sze sanga {d}dumu-zi
5. i3-dub e2-gibil4-le
reverse
1. ki ba-zi-ta
2. kiszib3 ur-{d}nansze
3. giri3 ur-mes
  blank space
4. iti amar-a-a-si
5. mu en {d}nanna kar-zi-da ba-hun
seal 1
1. ur-{d}nansze
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-{d}lamma

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Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Anonymous 100953
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.09.10.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005169 (composite) (P457879) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“Amherst 114 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P100953.

Amherst 114 artifact entry (No. P100953). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P100953

Amherst 114 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P100953 (Accessed: February 2, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {Amherst 114 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P100953},
}

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