Berens 046 (P105757)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

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Museum Collection(s)

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

Museum Number

CBL CT 046

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (metal)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

35.0 mm × 33.0 mm × 15.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) {uruda}ha-bu3-da
2. ki-la2-bi 1(disz) ma-na 1(u) gin2
3. ba-zi-ir
  blank space
  seal impression
4. ki lugal-im-ru-a-ta
5. ur-{d}nin-gesz-zi-da szu ba-ti
reverse
1. giri3 gu3-de2-a
2. giri3 {d}utu-bar-ra
3. giri3 lu2-da-da-ga
  blank space
  seal impression
4. u3 ba-zi dub-sar
  blank space
  seal impression
5. mu us2-sa ma2-dara3-abzu ba-ab-du8
seal 1
1. ur-{d}nin-gesz-zi-da simug
2. dumu a2-zi-da
seal 2
1. gu3-de2-a
2. dub-sar
3. dumu lu2-{d}ba-ba6
4. ab-ba-iri!
seal 3
1. {d}utu-bar-ra
2. dumu lu2-[{d}ba-ba6]
3. [ra-gaba]
seal 4
1. ba-zi
2. dub-sar
3. dumu szesz-szesz

Consult previous versions and their differences
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
  • Measurements (mm): 35.0 high × 33.0 wide × 15.0 thick
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  • primary: Berens, 046

    [Pinches1915Berens] Pinches, Theophilus G. 1915. The Babylonian Tablets of the Berens Collection.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBL CT 046
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.03.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2016-10-20 at 10:10:53 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-06-05 at 16:30:18 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-30 at 17:20:05 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-08 at 12:23:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:24:55 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:08:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 09:53:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:16:56 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Berens 046 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105757.
Berens 046 artifact entry (No. P105757). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105757
Berens 046 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105757 (Accessed: July 22, 2024).
@misc{2001Berens,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-22]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {Berens 046 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105757},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105757},
}

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M1  - 2024/7/22/
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