CDLI Lexical 000003, ex. 041 (P010672)

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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Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 12772


ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)


Shuruppak (mod. Fara)

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Lexical (ED Lu2 A (witness) professions (ED Lu2 A).)






  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (ED Lu2 A (witness) professions (ED Lu2 A).)
  • Language(s): Sumerian

  • history: Arcari, Lista di professioni,

    [Arcari1982EDluA] Arcari, Elena. 1982. La Lista Di Professioni « Early Dynastic LU A ». Esempio Di Metodo Di Analisi Dei Rapporti Tra Le Scuole Scribali Del III Millennio a. C. Supplemento Agli Annali, No. 32. Napoli: Istituto Orientale di Napoli.

  • history: MSL 12, 009 M

    [Landsberger1969MSL12] Landsberger, Benno, Erica Reiner, and Marcel Sigrist. 1969. Materials for Sumerian Lexicon 12.

  • history: Deimel, Anton, SF (1923) 076,

    [sec3682] N.d.

  • history: MEE 3, p. 3-25,

    [sec3683] N.d.

  • citation: OIP 99, p. 37

    [Biggs1974OIP99] Biggs, Robert D. 1974. Inscriptions from Tell Abū Ṣalābīkh. Oriental Institute Publications, Volume 99. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press.

  • citation: ATU 3, 17f.

    [Englund1993ATU3] Englund, Robert K., and Hans J. Nissen. 1993. Die Lexikalischen Listen Der Archaischen Texte Aus Uruk. Archaische Texte Aus Uruk, Band 3. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

  • citation: JAOS 52 (pp. 110-132), 119f.

    [Kramer1932Fara] Kramer, Samuel N. 1932. “New Tablets from Fara.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 52.

  • citation: Krebernik, OBO 160/1, p. 327, p. 331

    [Krebernik1998OBO160/1] Krebernik, Manfred. 1998. “Die Texte Aus Fāra Und Tell Abū Ṣalābīḫ.” In Annäherungen 1: Mesopotamien. Späturuk-Zeit Und Frühdynastische Zeit, edited by Pascal Attinger and Markus Wäfler, 235–427. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 160/1. Freiburg Schweiz: Universitätsverlag.

  • citation: MSL 12, 4-12, pl. I-II

    [Landsberger1969MSL12] Landsberger, Benno, Erica Reiner, and Marcel Sigrist. 1969. Materials for Sumerian Lexicon 12.

  • citation: Shilejko 1914-15,

    [sec3686] N.d.

  • citation: van Dijk 1960, 59,

    [sec3688] N.d.

  • citation: Green 1984,

    [sec3692] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: VAT 12772
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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
2001-12-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Englund, Robert K.; Hebenstreit, Laurent CDLI approved View

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CDLI Lexical 000003 (ED Lu2 A) composite (P481040) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Lexical 000003, Ex. 041 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023.
CDLI Lexical 000003, ex. 041 artifact entry (No. P010672). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). (Original work published 2001)
CDLI Lexical 000003, ex. 041 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: (Accessed: December 7, 2023).
	note = {[Online; accessed 2023-12-07]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 14},
	title = {CDLI {Lexical} 000003, ex. 041 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {},

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