JSS 7, 184 (P112404)

Plan or Drawing tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Metadata / catalogue

Flat catalogue

As CSV As TSV

Expanded catalogue

As JSON

Linked catalogue

As TTL As JSON-LD As RDF/JSON As RDF/XML

Text / annotations

Text data

As ATF As JTF

Linked annotations

As TTL As JSON-LD As RDF/JSON As RDF/XML

Related publications

As CSV As BibTeX

Chemical Data

Seal Chemistry

As CSV

Museum Collection(s)

John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Museum Number

JRL 0930

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Plan or Drawing (building floor plan)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

0.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1.a1. 1(u)# 9(disz)# kusz3
 en: 19 cubits;
  kuš₃ = “cubit” (ca. 50cm)
1.a2. 6(disz) kusz3
 en: 6 cubits;
1.b1. 9(disz) kusz3
 en: 9 cubits;
1.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
 en: 6 cubits;
1.c1. 5(disz) kusz3
 en: 5 cubits;
1.c2. 6(disz) kusz3
 en: 6 cubits;
2.a1. 5(disz) kusz3
 en: 5 cubits;
2.a2. 1(u) kusz3
 en: 10 cubits;
2.b1. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz3
 en: 12 cubits;
2.b2. 1(u) kusz3
 en: 10 cubits;
2.c1. 6(disz)# kusz3
 en: 6 cubits;
2.c2. <1(u) kusz3>
 en: 10 cubits;
2.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
 en: 5 cubits;
2.d2. 1(u) kusz3
 en: 10 cubits;
3.a1. 8(disz) kusz3
 en: 8 cubits;
3.a2. <6(disz) kusz3>
 en: 6 cubits;
3.b1. 1(u) 1(disz) kusz3
 en: 11 cubits;
3.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
 en: 6 cubits;
3.c1. 7(disz) kusz3
 en: 7 cubits;
3.c2. <6(disz) kusz3>
 en: 6 cubits;
3.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
 en: 5 cubits;
3.d2. <6(disz) kusz3>
 en: 6 cubits;
4.a. kusz3 iz-zi-ta
 en: cubits per wall;
4.b. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda 2(disz)# kusz3#
 en: 2 1/2 ninda 2 cubits;
  calculation: 3 + 6 + 2 + 10 + 2 + 6 + 3 = 32k = 2n 8k
  ninda = 12 kuš₃ (ca. 6m)
  disturbed sign before kusz3?
4.c. 3(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda 1(disz) kusz3
 en: 3 1/2 ninda 1 cubit;
  calculation: 3 + 19 + 2 + 9 + 2 + 5 + 3 // 3 + 5 + 3 + 12 + 3 + 6 + 2 + 5 + 3 // 3 + 8 + 2 + 11 + 2 + 7 + 2 + 5 + 3 = 43k = 3n 7k
reverse
  blank space

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): 0.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: JSS 7, 184,

    [Donald1962-19770] Donald, Trevor. 1962.

  • history: MDOG 98 (pp. 24 - 45), 032 no. 09

    [Heinrich1967MDOG98] Heinrich, Ernst, and Ursula Seidl. 1967. “Grundrisszeichnungen Aus Den Alten Orient.” Mitteilungen Der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft Zu Berlin, no. 98: 24–45.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: JRL 0930
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-04-29 at 15:15:19 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-04-29 at 15:09:07 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2013-02-02 at 08:43:23 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-10-17 at 11:36:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:34:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:15:25 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:19:27 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

20121017 englund: building plan with measurements based on 3 cubit-thick outer walls and central room niche walls, otherwise 2 cubit-thick inner walls

Cite this Artifact
“JSS 7, 184 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404.
JSS 7, 184 artifact entry (No. P112404). (2024, April 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404 (Original work published 2001)
JSS 7, 184 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
@misc{2024JSS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-20]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {apr 29},
	title = {JSS 7, 184 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2024/4/29/
PY  - 2024
ID  - P112404
LB  - CDLI:P112404
M1  - 2024/5/20/
TI  - JSS 7, 184 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112404
ER  - 
This website uses essential cookies that are necessary for it to work properly. These cookies are enabled by default.