SF 070 (P010663)

Lexical tablet excavated in Shuruppak (mod. Fara), dated to the ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 12617

Period

ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

Provenience

Shuruppak (mod. Fara)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (professions (ED Lu2 B).)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. umbisag#
 en: scribe
2. nagar#
 en: carpenter
3. aszgab
 en: leatherworker
4. zadim
 en: stone cutter
5. simug
 en: smith
6. bur-gul
 en: seal cutter
7. ad-kup4
 en: weaver
8. balag-di
 en: harp player
9. esztub di
 en: cultic carp actor
  allomorph of gi-di, flute?
column 2
1. nar
 en: singer
2. szidim
 en: architect
3. szidim:TI
 en: ...-architect
  TI same word as in gal:TI in ED Lu A
4. szu-i
 en: barber
5. engar
 en: farmer
6. bahar2
 en: potter
7. tug2-du8
 en: felter
8. pa4-szesz
 en: annointment priest
9. gudu4
 en: gudu priest
column 3
1. szim-mu2
 en: ...
2. munu4-mu2
 en: maltser
3. a:zu5
 en: physician
4. a:zu5 ansze
 en: veterinary
5. a:zu5 MUNSUB
 en: ... doctor
6. a:zu5 |HIxNUN|-|DU.DU|
 en: ... doctor
7. azlag2
 en: fuller
column 4
1. [x] USZ
 en: ...
2. SAL-LAK779-DIM2
 en: ...
3. nu-kiri6
 en: gardener
4. kinda2
 en: barber
5. kinda2 GAR:ISZ
 en: ... barber
  see ED Word List C 59-60
6. bar-szu-gal2
 en: b. official
7. {kusz}ummu3
 en: water skin
8. lu2-[x]
 en: ...
reverse
column 1
1. AN [...]
2. ti-bala#
3. lu2 sag-ga2
4. subur
 en: servant
5. en-ra:ESZ2
6. IB
7. lu2-gu2
8. lu2-RU:[x]
column 2
1. lu2 ninda-kum4
2. lu2-geszpu2
 en: wrestler
3. lu2 gurusz
4. lu2-GISZ:KID
5. nu-KA
  compare Kesh Temple Hymn 10 office of Nisaba nu-KA-ASZ
6. im-ru
 en: clan
7. sukkal
 en: secretary
8. i3-du8
 en: doorkeeper
9. GAL:[x]
column 3
1. gal-nigir
2. nigir-la2
3. lu2 na4(|UD.NI|) lagab
4. GA2:zi
5. uszbarx(|U2.UR2|)?
 en: father in law
6. nu-SZID sag munus nita
 en: accountant of male and female slaves
  accountant of male and female slaves?
7. lu2-a2-|TAK4+LAK283a|
column 4
1. lu2-|TAK4+LAK283a|-|TAK4+LAK283|
2. LAK51:|URUxA|
3. UM:|TAK4+LAK283a|
4. |SZE+NUNUZ|
5. x:sag
6. AN:MUSZ3:AN

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)
Consult word list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 12617
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  • Provenience: Shuruppak (mod. Fara)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-14 at 12:21:25 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-01 at 15:22:11 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Novotny, Jamie; Rattenborg, Rune Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2018-10-19 at 18:19:42 Pagé-Perron, Émilie atf Pagé-Perron, Émilie CDLI approved View
2018-06-22 at 05:59:27 Pagé-Perron, Émilie atf Pagé-Perron, Émilie CDLI approved View
2016-09-02 at 15:44:44 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View
2013-07-07 at 13:17:16 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-26 at 01:34:24 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2001-12-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Englund, Robert K.; Hebenstreit, Laurent CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“SF 070 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010663.
SF 070 artifact entry (No. P010663). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010663 (Original work published 2001)
SF 070 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010663 (Accessed: December 7, 2023).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 14},
	title = {SF 070 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010663},
}

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