JCS 28, 166 2 (P112019)

Letter tablet excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

SM 1911.10.532

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter (SM catalogue: letter to hununur, telling him to give PN a lamb)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

45.0 mm × 40.0 mm × 17.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. hu-hu-nu-ur
2. u3-na-a-du11
3. 1(disz) sila4
4. za-ti-ru-um-ra
5. he2-na-ab-szum2-mu
reverse
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
1. du11-ga [dub-sar]
2. dumu lu2-{d}nin-gir2-su
3. sipa na-gab2-tum

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
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 45.0 high × 40.0 wide × 17.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description: complete. reverse sealed but uninscribed; tablet was first sealed, then inscribed
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Letter (SM catalogue: letter to hununur, telling him to give PN a lamb)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: JCS 28 (p. 161-168), 166 2

    [Michalowski1976JCS28] Michalowski, Piotr. 1976. “Six Neo-Sumerian Letter-Orders.” Journal of Cuneiform Studies 28: 161–68.

  • history: P. Michalowski, Letters 107:211,

    [sec12221] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1911.10.532
  • Accession No.: 08154

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-10-13 at 15:03:19 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-07-13 at 06:43:19 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:33:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:15:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:19:20 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000073 (composite) (P430174) Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“JCS 28, 166 2 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112019.
JCS 28, 166 2 artifact entry (No. P112019). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112019
JCS 28, 166 2 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112019 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {JCS 28, 166 2 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112019},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112019},
}

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